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Maui wildfire response

UH News coverage of the University of Hawaiʻi response to the devastating deadly Maui wildfires.

Assisting in the recovery

$2.1M for UH-led Maui wildfire response research

UH projects address the impacts to air and water quality, public health, ecosystem resilience and community evacuation responses.

lahaina, maui

ARL at UH provides support for Hawaiʻi during emergencies

ARL at UH is addressing problems facing Hawaiʻi and the world such as the devastating Maui wildfires and the COVID-19 pandemic.

naauao and van heukelem in maui

UH conservation heroes honored for wildfire response

Liane Naʻauao and Malia Van Heukelem received the President’s Award by the American Institute for Conservation.

Research and expertise

Vacation rental crackdown may lower condo prices in Maui County

If enacted, the policy could expand Maui’s long-term residential housing supply by 13%

AI-powered wildfire forecast system for Hawaiʻi is goal of UH researchers

The team will work to improve the state’s existing forecast system, which currently uses data from a single station at the Honolulu airport.

condo skyline

Home sales hit 25-year low, housing crisis explained in UHERO factbook

High interest rates, high prices and low supply have continued to keep housing extremely unaffordable.

Helping understand impact

UH Mānoa provost competition awards multidisciplinary innovation

Eleven projects were awarded a total of $2.3 million in the 4th UH Mānoa Strategic Investment Initiative competition.

person medically testing a patient

Maui residents face health decline, access struggles after wildfires

Over at least the next 10 years, the study aims to document the acute and chronic health impacts caused by the Maui wildfires.

Lāhainā street fire damage

Maui wildfires impact more than 100 UH students, dozens lose homes

“First and foremost, as of today, we are not aware of any loss of life or casualties among our employees or students.”

Messages from UH leadership

Maui nui strong. UH-Maui College strong.

“We stand firm and ready to support our campus ʻohana and our community at large as we face the future.”

Embarking on the Road to Recovery

UH Maui College has increased their fall enrollment by 7.5 percent.

Giving thanks is different this year

“We are Lahaina. We don’t give up, we will bounce back, rebuild, and we will continue to fight the obstacles to have our city again.”

Last modified: July 5, 2024
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