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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 ...
Sean Mahaffey

Three graduates from University of Hawai‘i begin NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship in Washington, D.C.

  March 30, 2022 (Honolulu, HI) – Three graduate students from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Sean Mahaffey, Roberto Porro, and Mariana Rocha de Souza, were awarded the prestigious 2022 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship and began their ...
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An Architect’s Toolkit: Waikiki and Future Sea-level Rise

by Ireland R. CastilloAs a budding architect, my tools of preference include some paper, pencils, pens of varying thicknesses, and the most high-tech tool, my ipad which condenses all the previous tools into one. But, even more important than any ...
Anita Tsang

Three Hawai‘i Sea Grant postgraduate fellows gain hands-on experience in state and federal agencies

  January 26, 2022 The 2021 cohort of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Grau Fellows will focus on conservation and management of natural and cultural resources through Hawai‘i-based host offices (Honolulu, HI) – Three postgraduate fellows have a unique opportunity to work ...
Nonprofit shares in $50K grant to reduce marine debris, protect sea turtles, seabirds, and monk seals

Nonprofit shares in $50K grant to reduce marine debris, protect sea turtles, seabirds, and monk seals

Nonprofit shares in $50K grant to reduce marine debris, protect sea turtles, seabirds, and monk seals August 25, 2021 Hawai‘i Sea Grant and Hawai‘i Marine Animal Response (HMAR), the largest Hawai-based marine species response and conservation nonprofit organization, have received ...
Ryan Ringuette

Hawai‘i Sea Grant honors life and legacy of Peter J. Rappa through summer graduate fellowship

Hawai‘i Sea Grant honors life and legacy of Peter J. Rappa through summer graduate fellowship August 6, 2021 Today we will be honoring the life and legacy of Peter J. Rappa, a long-time University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program ...
Turning Down the Temperature on Urban Heat Islands

Turning Down the Temperature on Urban Heat Islands

by Josh McDanielAugust 31, 2019, tied the record for the hottest temperature ever recorded at the Honolulu airport. On the same day, volunteers and city workers placed sensors on their vehicles and drove through O‘ahu neighborhoods throughout the day. Staff ...
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Q & A with Matthew Gonser

by Cindy Knapman and Kanesa SeraphinMatthew Gonser, former extension faculty with the University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program, was recently appointed as the chief resilience officer and executive director of the City and County of Honolulu Office of Climate ...
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When the Unmentionable becomes Unavoidable

by Joachim SchneiderA cesspool is nothing more than a hole in the ground that receives wastewater from all parts of the household. In the case of many cesspools, this wastewater leaches into the surrounding groundwater and surface water, causing environmental ...
Green Infrastructure Practices for Hawaii

Green Infrastructure Recommended Practices for Streamside Homes

Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management Home The Streamside Guide: Recommendations for Hawaiʻi Owners of land along waterways have the important responsibility to maintain areas of river and stream frontage on their properties. This guidance was created to encourage the application ...