Community Resilience

cover of Ka Pili Kai Kau 2023 issue

Ka Pili Kai Kau 2023

Click on the cover image to view the full issue. On the Cover Welcome to our latest issue, dedicated to the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Through this initiative, the world's attention is focused on the ...
Cover of book Ignite

Best practices for place-based research in Hawai‘i featured in new book

Best practices for place-based research in Hawai‘i featured in new book (Honolulu, HI) – A new book titled Ignite: A Decolonial Approach to Higher Education Through Space, Place and Culture that looks closely at the role of colonization on the ...
Gina Selig

Three graduates from University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in prestigious marine policy fellowship in Washington, D.C.

  July 20, 2023 (Honolulu, HI) – Three graduate students from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Gina Selig, Sarah Tucker, and Emily Young, are spending one year focusing on critical marine policy issues in Washington, D.C. representing the University ...
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Hawai‘i Sea Grant partners with Hawai‘i State Energy Office to advance energy transitions in remote communities

Staff from the Hawai‘i State Energy Office Clean Energy Wayfinders program share information on energy conservation and clean energy adoption with Hawai‘i’s schools and communities. (Honolulu, HI) – For island and remote communities in the United States, developing resilient electricity ...
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Centering Indigenous knowledge to advance water research

(Honolulu, HI) – The Land Back movement has called for global solidarity to address the oppression and dispossession of Indigenous Peoples’ lands and territories. The alienation of Indigenous Peoples from Water has largely been absent from this call to action ...
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NOAA Sea Grant awards over $5.1 million to fund marine debris projects in Hawai‘i

(Honolulu, HI) – The University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program (Hawai‘i Sea Grant) and its partners were awarded over $5.1 million to address rampant marine debris issues in Hawai‘i and develop urgently needed, innovative solutions which can be shared ...
Marine biology graduate students clearing the stream at Papahana

Innovative place-based graduate education at UH Mānoa receives funding boost

(Honolulu, HI) – University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Mānoa faculty who developed an innovative graduate course focused on place-based research were awarded funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of their efforts. The NSF Innovations in Graduate Education ...
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Dr. Darren T. Lerner elected president of Sea Grant Association for two-year term

Dr. Darren T. Lerner elected president of Sea Grant Association for two-year term The appointment will help focus nationwide attention on ocean and coastal issues throughout the Pacific region   (Honolulu, HI) – Dr. Darren T. Lerner, director of the ...
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Sea Grant awards $8.1 million to strengthen community resilience nationwide

Sea Grant awards $8.1 million to strengthen community resilience nationwide   February 2, 2023 (Honolulu, HI) – To build on Sea Grant’s nationwide initiatives to improve coastal community resilience, NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program recently announced two complementary initiatives ...
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“Can I Get a Straw?”

by Frankki Ramirez Like most other broke college kids, I work a part time job in between my studies. I have been working as a server for a little over a year and typically interact with visitors from out-of-state throughout ...