Cultural Heritage

Dr. Rosie Alegado named new director of Sea Grant Center for Integrated Science, Knowledge, and Culture

Dr. Rosie Alegado named new director of Sea Grant Center for Integrated Science, Knowledge, and Culture

After serving as associate director since the center’s inception, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position August 8, 2018 (Honolulu, HI) – Dr. Rosie ʻAnolani Alegado, Assistant Professor of Oceanography in the Daniel K. Inouye Center ...
voice of the sea season 3 episode 14, Amouli Village Meeting

Amouli Village Meeting

In this episode we’re talking about village life in American Samoa. We talk with the mayor of Amouli Village about Samoan village traditions, and we attend a village meeting where climate change and fishing pressures are changing how locals manage ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 4, Translating Hawaiian Newspapers

Translating Hawaiian Newspapers

In this episode, we’re learning about the translation of Hawaiian Language Newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. We take a look at the University of Hawai‘i Institute for Hawaiian Language Research and Translation with Dr. Puakea Nogelmeier and his team, ...
voice of the sea season4 episode 11

Hōkūle‘a Returns

In this episode, we’re at the Mālama Honua celebration in Honolulu, welcoming home the Hōkūle‘a. For three years, the historic polynesian voyaging canoe sailed around the world—using traditional navigation to unite indigenous cultures and inspire stewardship to care for our ...
Green Infrastructure Practices

Green Infrastructure Practices

Green infrastructures have a lot of benefits and can be implemented during construction or as retrofits. On this page you can browse summaries on green infrastructures practices. Rain Garden/Bioretention Area Bioswale Permeable Pavements Flow-Through Planters Green Roofs Loʻi Kalo Rain ...
Hoolaulea of Knowledges

A Ho‘olaule‘a of Knowledges

A HO‘OLAULE‘A OF KNOWLEDGES On Friday, February 23, 2018 Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s Center for Integrated Science, Knowledge, and Culture hosted an evening of education and entertainment! Featuring keynote speaker Sir Tīmoti Kāretu, a champion of language and culture revitalization for ...
Patterns

Patterns

Center for Water Resource Sustainability TERM: Wai / Waiwai MEANING: Water. Collective wealth. ICON: Depicts a waterfall or the flow of water from mountain to ocean. Water comes from the mountains and runs down cliffs. It offers wealth that is ...
Scenic picture of Hawaiian fishpond.

Hehihehi management for microbial-mediated sediment removal in fishponds

 Research Projects 2018-2020 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Kiana Frank Sedimentation has been identified as one of the top five challenges for restoration faced by fishpond stewards. It is not clear what the most effective (and cheap) mechanisms are for removing such large ...
Computer colored blue overlying aerial photo of Kauai'i coastal community, illustrating excessive flooding expected from sea level rise

Integrating climate science with local knowledge through community vulnerability assessment on Kauaʻi

 Research Projects 2018-2020 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Daniele Spirandelli Graduate Trainee: Erin "Bear" Braich Like many low-lying coastal regions of the world, the County of Kauaʻi in Hawaiʻi is vulnerable to the impacts of present and future hazards associated with climate change ...
Photo of Heeai Fishpond wall.

Integration of next-generation sequencing into traditional Hawaiian practices to improve management and restoration of fishponds

 Research Projects 2016-2018 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Robert Toonen Graduate Trainee: Kaleonani Hurley Hawaiian fishponds, or loko iʻa, are ancient aquaculture systems that are models of sustainable aquatic resource management based on long-term experience from traditional Native Hawaiian practices. There is much ...
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