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Hawaiian Newspapers Illuminate an 1871 Storm How 114 years of Hawaiian-language newspapers starting in 1834 extend our knowledge of natural disasters into the nineteenth century and to precontact times.
The University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program (Hawai‘i Sea Grant) conducts an innovative program of research, outreach, and education services toward the improved understanding and stewardship of coastal and marine resources of the state, region, and nation. Through these activities we serve those who live, work, and recreate in coastal communities in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Region. Hawai‘i Sea Grant is one of 33 Sea Grant College Programs nationwide that comprise a network within our nation’s coastal and Great Lakes universities and colleges, promoting unbiased, evidenced-based understanding, conservation, and sustainable use of marine and coastal resources. As an organized
Hawai‘i Sea Grant provides integrated research, extension, and education activities that increase understanding and wise stewardship of Hawaiʻi’s coastal and marine resources. The numbers below represent some of the ways that we impacted coastal communities in 2016 alone. $5 million in leveraged funds, resulting in a return on the federal investment of approximately 200% Hawai‘i Sea Grant created or sustained 49 jobs for an economic benefit of at least $3.6 million 783 Fishers who modified their practices as a result of Hawai‘i Sea Grant activities 12,099 Volunteer hours completed 34 Graduate students and fellows supported 23 Undergraduate students supported 33