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Hurricane season 2017 outlook for Hawaiʻi

Hurricane season 2017 outlook for Hawaiʻi

May 24, 2017  |  Comments
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The National Weather Service is projecting five to eight tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific in 2017.

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UH partners with Pearson to provide students with affordable digital course materials

UH partners with Pearson to provide students with affordable digital course materials

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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This Direct Digital Access partnership reduces the cost of course materials for UH students across the state.

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New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The program, seeks to increase Pacific Islanders pursuing bachelors and advanced degrees by training promising students in modern approaches to environmental biology.

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Hawaiʻi Island residents band together to combat little fire ants

Hawaiʻi Island residents band together to combat little fire ants

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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A Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit project is putting effective little fire ant treatment into the hands of local residents.

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UH scientists researching pueo in citizen science project

UH scientists researching pueo in citizen science project

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The Pueo Project encourages citizen scientists to report sightings, participate in organized surveys, and use photography to document behaviors.

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UH medical school deploys first full time OB-GYN faculty/provider to Hilo

UH medical school deploys first full time OB-GYN faculty/provider to Hilo

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Kareem Khozaim hopes to inspire newly-trained physicians to provide services on Hilo or in other areas in need of medical services.

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Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

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Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researcher appointed to Public Utilities Commission

Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researcher appointed to Public Utilities Commission

May 22, 2017  |  Comments
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Griffin was previously chief of policy and research at PUC, leading staff and consultant teams in analyzing state energy policy decisions, including long-term power supply planning.

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Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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The upcoming peak astronomic tides of the year, known as “king tides,” will occur around May 26, June 23 and July 21.

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Teaching Oceania releases third iBook in series

Teaching Oceania releases third iBook in series

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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Released by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, the series was created to address the need for appropriate literature for undergraduate Pacific Islands studies students throughout Oceania.

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