Recent UH News

Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

Wednesday Apr 12, 2017 When the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is completed it will rely on two complex infrared instruments being built by the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

Wednesday Apr 12, 2017 Researchers are using small unmanned aerial vehicles to make predictions on how the rise in sea level will affect the coast and what that entails for communities.

Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

Tuesday Apr 11, 2017 A UH Cancer Center researcher receives a $3 million NCI grant to study how natural compounds in ironweed plant extract can be used to treat breast and brain cancers.

Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

Wednesday Apr 5, 2017 Life expectancy at birth in Hawaiʻi has increased consistently over the years.