Recent UH News

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Saturday May 20, 2017 The highest water levels of the summer are expected around the upcoming peak astronomic tides of the year, known as “king tides,” occurring over a few days around May 26, June 23 and July 21 in Hawaiʻi. These may produce flooding events similar to what occurred in late April, and University of Hawaiʻi researchers say […]

UHERO forecast: County economies still growing, but slowing

UHERO forecast: County economies still growing, but slowing

Friday May 19, 2017 Prospects are good for continued growth in each of Hawaiʻi’s four counties, if at a slower pace than in recent years.

HI-SEAS Mission V Mars simulation marks midway point

HI-SEAS Mission V Mars simulation marks midway point

Friday May 19, 2017 After four months the six crewmembers have learned to deal with challenges including communications delay, hazmat suits and dehydrated food.

New isotope ratio mass spectrometer at UH Hilo Analytical Lab

New isotope ratio mass spectrometer at UH Hilo Analytical Lab

Wednesday May 17, 2017 The new spectrometer is the only one in the region and substantially increases research and student training the UH Hilo Analytical Laboratory can support.