Recent UH News

Global media document historic University of Hawaiʻi Mars simulation

Global media document historic University of Hawaiʻi Mars simulation

Sunday Aug 28, 2016 After 365 days, the longest mission in project history, and amidst a throng of media from around the world, six HI-SEAS crew members exited from their Mars simulation habitat.

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

Wednesday Aug 24, 2016 Researchers discover new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer.

Project Imua payload successfully launched

Project Imua payload successfully launched

Thursday Aug 18, 2016 The Project Imua payload developed by students from four UH community colleges launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

Monday Aug 15, 2016 SOEST’s Steven Businger explores how long-range lightning can improve storm forecasting.