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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 (now Center for Integrated Knowledge Systems) hosted an evening of education and entertainment! Featuring keynote speaker Sir Tīmoti Kāretu, a champion ...

Aloha Bowl

Hawaiʻi Ocean Sciences Bowl, February 15th, 2020 On Saturday, February 15th, 2020, high school students from all over the state competed in the Hawaiʻi regional competition for the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB), called the Aloha Bowl. Team Punahou (pictured ...

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 ...

Hawai‘i Sea Grant launches coastal and marine resource management fellowship program

April 8, 2019 (Honolulu, HI) – Today, in honor of Emeritus Professor E. Gordon Grau, the University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program’s (Hawai‘i Sea Grant) visionary former director, a unique graduate student fellowship is being launched in his name ...

Huli ‘ia

Huli ‘ia is an observational process documenting seasonal changes and shifts across entire landscapes, ma uka to ma kai (from the mountains to the ocean). Developed by Na Maka o Papahānaumokuākea, the Huli ‘ia process documents these natural changes over ...

Ka Pili Kai Fall 2016

Center of Excellence: Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience Center of Excellence: Marine Science Education Center of Excellence: Smart Building and Community Design Center of Excellence: Sustainable Coastal Tourism Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation To address the needs, ...

Korea Sea Grant Week 2019

Korea Sea Grant Week 2019 In August, Hawaiʻi Sea Grant, along with members from California Sea Grant, Guam Sea Grant and Oregon Sea Grant, participated in Korea Sea Grant Week 2019 at the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) ...

Kulana Noi‘i

The Kūlana Noi‘i provide guidance for building and sustaining not just working partnerships but long-term relationships between communities and researchers. With support from the University of Hawai‘i SEED Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Success Program (IDEAS), the He‘eia National Estuarine ...

Longitudinal assessment: Our Project in Hawaiʻi’s Intertidal (OPIHI)

PI: Kanesa Seraphin
This project revisited the Hawaiian intertidal zone, last studied over a decade ago, to document, monitor, and assess changes in species compositions due to factors like climate change, coastal development, and the spread of invasive species. The project trained and mentored undergraduate students as interns, for college credit, gaining important, required hands-on research experience. By engaging these students as well as community members in this place-based research, 48 comprehensive surveys were completed across the state, with preliminary results suggesting the spread of invasive algae and changes to water quality.

Our Project In Hawaiʻi’s Intertidal (OPIHI): Examining change over time

PI: Joanna Philippoff
OPIHI, Our Project in Hawaiʻi’s Intertidal, continues a long-term effort to expand knowledge of the vulnerable intertidal zone across Hawaiʻi, engaging students and communities in collecting meaningful data used to characterize whether and how intertidal organisms’ abundance and diversity is changing over time.

Pauley Seminars in Sustainability

PAULEY SEMINARS IN SUSTAINABILITY The University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program periodically hosts speakers of the highest distinction through invitations to present a Stephen and Marylyn Pauley Seminar in Sustainability. The University’s most prestigious seminar series honors the Edwin ...

Podcast #6: Intertidal Changes

Dr. Joanna Philippoff and Patrick Nichols are leading a longterm project that enlists the help of students to characterize the algae and invertebrate species of Hawaiʻi’s intertidal zone. Read more about their project here ...

Rapid Response: Application of a qPCR-based test for Enterococci as a rapid beach management tool in Hawaiʻi

PI: Marek Kirs
The goal of this project was to design a rapid, simple, molecular-based water quality test that authorities can easily apply on Hawaiian beaches to increase hazard resilience of coastal communities. Standard coastal water quality testing techniques require 24-48 hours of culturing Enterococci bacteria, which often gives falsely high readings in Hawaiʻi from environmental sources. This newly developed method uses a specifically human-sewage-borne pathogen, Bacteroides, detected by rapid molecular tests, and is proving to give efficient and accurate detection of contamination to provide more timely notice and better protect public health.

Sciences and the Sacred: Conversations on Maunakea

Sciences and the Sacred: Conversations on Maunakea This seminar series will foreground discussions of contemporary issues surrounding Maunakea by providing our UH community with a common understanding of why Maunakea is sacred from multiple perspectives. Each seminar will pair a ...

Voice of the Sea features Hōkūle‘a’s Historic Voyage and Homecoming

August 23, 2017 The television series Voice of the Sea will feature the inspirational Hōkūle‘a voyage and homecoming on Sunday, August 27 at 6:00pm. In this historic episode, we celebrate with original Hōkūle‘a builder and crew member John Kruse, navigator ...