Kauaʻi losing Hawaiian honeycreepers songs

Kauaʻi losing Hawaiian honeycreepers songs

  • September 13, 2019
The researchers did the study on Kauaʻi because it is in crisis mode: bird populations are crashing due to disease and habitat loss, and with that, the species are losing their songs.
Women STEM leaders gather at inaugural UH Hilo conference

Women STEM leaders gather at inaugural UH Hilo conference

  • February 19, 2019
The all-day event brought together women leaders, scientists, students and members of the campus community to discuss the current state of affairs for women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Disney grant aids ʻalalā re-entry into the wild

Disney grant aids ʻalalā re-entry into the wild

  • October 10, 2018
University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo researchers working to promote successful conservation of the critically endangered ʻalalā, or Hawaiian Crow, received a $50,000 Disney Conservation Fund award.
UH Hilo alumnus investigating avian genomes

UH Hilo alumnus investigating avian genomes

  • March 2, 2018
David Arakawa surveyed peer reviewed literature to identify candidate genes associated with bird beak shapes and identified 10 genes that have shown repeated associations with beak shapes and patterns.