Recent UH News

Pan-STARRS chases source of LIGO gravity wave event

Pan-STARRS chases source of LIGO gravity wave event

Friday Feb 12, 2016 UH's Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System maps the sky looking for LIGO gravity wave event.

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaiʻi

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaiʻi

Friday Feb 5, 2016 The Hawaiʻi HPV Immunization Improvement Project points to reasons why the vaccine rate has remained low in the state among boys and decreased in recent years among girls.

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Tuesday Feb 2, 2016 UH Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā.

Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

Thursday Jan 28, 2016 A UH Hilo researcher assisted in sequencing the rare Hawaiian crow’s genome, which will assist conservation efforts.