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Launch success! UH astronomers to uncover the secrets of stars and exoplanets with NASA’s TESS satellite

Astronomers from the Institute for Astronomy will utilize data received by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, which will survey most of the sky over the next two years.

Louise Pagotto

Louise Pagotto recommended next Kapiʻolani CC chancellor

The effective date of the appointment is June 8, 2018.

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3D scanners give new insight to body shape and health

The UH Cancer Center is studying how body shape information can improve health and lengthen lives by using 3D optical scanners and advanced statistical modeling.

Academic

Research

Two new species of fungi that kill ʻōhiʻa trees get Hawaiian names

The two versions of the Ceratocystis fungi believed to be the cause of rapid ʻōhiʻa death have never been seen before outside Hawaiʻi.

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UH Hilo team researches historic World War II battlefield

The team will investigate the impact on surrounding coral communities from the amphibious invasion of Peleliu in the Republic of Palau.

Massive underreporting of deep-sea fish catch revealed in new study

The practice of towing giant fishing nets along the seafloor has caused the extraction of 25 million tons of fish, leading to the collapse of many fish populations.

People

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UH sexual violence prevention advocate honored

Jennifer Pagala Barnett, program coordinator for the UH Mānoa Women’s Center, is one of nine community members recognized for “embracing their voice” to prevent sexual violence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Marjorie Mau

Marjorie Mau honored by Royal College of Physicians

Marjorie Mau, research director of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health, has been named a fellow in the half-century-old Royal College of Physicians.

B. Ray Hawke

Moon crater named in honor of UH scientist

B. Ray Hawke was a lunar researcher within the Hawaiʻi Institute for Geophysics and Planetology.

Community

UH campuses celebrate Earth Day

Check out the variety of Earth Week celebrations held on UH campuses.

Kelly Boy from Kapena

All-star band headlines Aloha Bash

Katchafire’s former lead singer, Jamey Ferguson, returns with Mike Maglinti, Trina and Fia from Yes Please!, Kelly Boy from Kapena, Jordan T and General Fiyah with Three Houses Down at Aloha Bash 2018.

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UH students invited to share their HI Pride

The UH Bookstore System is calling all UH students to participate in the seventh annual HI Pride T-shirt design contest, showing what “HI Pride” means to them.

Administrative

President’s April 2018 highlights and updates

Highlights include debt free college proposal, span aria-label=”Hawaii”>Hawaiʻi Promise bill, UH nominees for Governor’s awards and more.

State Capitol

2018 legislative session update

Kalbert Young, UH vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, shares his update of the 2018 legislative session to date.

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UH Maui College aims to be first net-zero UH campus

he campus will be among the first in the nation with 100-percent renewable energy generated on-site with battery-enabled self-supply.

Last modified: April 19, 2018