Recent UH News

Preventing Zika from harming unborn children

Preventing Zika from harming unborn children

Wednesday Sep 20, 2017 With a $400,000 National Institutes of Health grant, JABSOM scientist Mukesh Kumar will investigate the Zika virus in pregnancy and develop strategies to prevent transmission of the disease to the fetus.

Fifth UH simulated Mars mission is in the books

Fifth UH simulated Mars mission is in the books

Sunday Sep 17, 2017 After eight months of isolation in a geodesic dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa, six Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) crew members exited their habitat.

Native Hawaiian cultural resources receive federal funding

Native Hawaiian cultural resources receive federal funding

Saturday Sep 16, 2017 UH Mānoa researchers and educators will partner with the Mānoa Heritage Center to develop educational programs and preservation activities related to Hawaiian language, culture and history.

Mars simulation crew readying to exit Mauna Loa habitat

Mars simulation crew readying to exit Mauna Loa habitat

Friday Sep 15, 2017 The eight-month mission to “Mars” for the fifth Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) crew is almost over.