Community Resilience

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Two Hawai‘i Sea Grant fellows gain hands-on policy experience in disaster management, ecosystem restoration

Two Hawai‘i Sea Grant fellows gain hands-on policy experience in disaster management, ecosystem restoration   October 21, 2022 The 2022 cohort of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Grau Fellows will focus on national disaster preparedness and restoring healthy watersheds through Hawai‘i-based host ...
Redefining “success”: The importance of socio-cultural indicators in marine management

Redefining “success”: The importance of socio-cultural indicators in marine management

by Anita TsangPicture this: You are snorkeling in a nearshore coral reef five years after it was declared a marine management area (MMA). The water is crystal clear, the corals are vibrant and healthy, and there are huge, diverse schools ...
Dune ramp in Kihei, Maui

Protecting Hawaiʻi’s beaches, dunes focus of free webinar

Protecting Hawaiʻi’s beaches, dunes focus of free webinar To increase awareness of the importance of preserving and restoring coastal dunes, the University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant) released the newly published Hawaiʻi Dune Restoration Manual, and ...
NATIONAL SEA GRANT INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT Marine Debris Challenge Competition Now Open

NATIONAL SEA GRANT INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT Marine Debris Challenge Competition Now Open

Important Due Dates: July 29, 2022, 12:00PM (noon) HST: Completed Partnership form due to Hawaiʻi Sea Grant August 9, 2022, 8:59PM HST: Letters of Intent (LOI) will be sent to the National Sea Grant Office by Hawaiʻi Sea Grant September ...
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Ka Pili Kai Kau 2022

Click on the cover image to view the full issue. Cultivating sustainability through aquaculture ʻO nā loko iʻa, ʻo ia nō kekahi mau mea hiluhilu o ka Pae ʻĀina ʻo Hawaiʻi, a ua hana maoli ʻia e ka poʻe kahiko ...
Last chance to help shape Hawaiʻi Sea Grant’s strategic plan

Last chance to help shape Hawaiʻi Sea Grant’s strategic plan

The University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant) is undertaking a strategic planning process to guide our program's research, outreach, and education efforts over the next four years. We invite you to take this survey and to ...
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NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with three new projects

June 23, 2022 (Honolulu, HI) – Hurricanes. Flood events. Oil spills. When disaster strikes, communities come together to respond. NOAA Sea Grant and NOAA’s Disaster Preparedness Program are partnering to help communities respond to and recover from these occurrences through ...
Scenic view looking down across the coastline and buildings of Waikiki, with the Waiʻanae Mountains in the background

Science and design collide: Benefits of interdisciplinary research and collaboration

by Jojo Briones Those concerned about the future of Waikīkī span many perspectives: government officials, architects, community leaders, engineers, hotel managers, educators, scientists, and residents. Representatives from all these backgrounds came together recently for a virtual community outreach series to ...
Shallow coastal waters in a rocky baylet show patterns of upwelling water

Using, valuing, and caring for groundwater dependent ecosystems in Kona, Hawaiʻi

by Veronica GibsonGroundwater is an important resource. This is especially true on the leeward Kona coast of Hawaiʻi Island, where groundwater is the primary source of water for both humans and ecosystems. Virtually no surface runoff or perennial streams exist ...
Hawai'i Sea Grant's Voice of the Sea television series wins six Telly Awards

Hawai’i Sea Grant’s Voice of the Sea television series wins six Telly Awards

  March 30, 2022 (Honolulu, HI) – Out of 12,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and 5 continents, the Voice of the Sea television series, produced by the University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program (Hawai‘i Sea Grant), took ...