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Turning up the Heat: the evolving threat of wildfire

Turning up the Heat: the evolving threat of wildfire

by Keri KodamaIn July 2019, an 8000-acre brush fire, fueled by an abundance of dry vegetation and an oppressive heat wave, consumed Central Maui. The blaze began as a roadside fire and spread rapidly with help from the wind. Within ...
Cover of Ka Pili kai issue including image of a stormy sky above a small island and its coastine.

Ka Pili Kai Kau 2021

Click on the cover image to view the full issue. Climate Resilience Adapting to our warming world Climate change does not recognize borders or politics, fairness, or justice. Its impacts amplify and reverberate through our communities and shared ecosystems, affecting ...
New species of Ehu, an important food fish in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Islands, named after UH biologist

New species of Ehu, an important food fish in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Islands, named after UH biologist

New species of Ehu, an important food fish in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Islands, named after UH biologist April 16, 2021 (Honolulu, HI) – A new species of Ehu, or deepwater snapper, was discovered during a research study funded by ...
Derek Kraft

Two Hawai‘i graduate students dive into marine policy in Washington, D.C.

March 19, 2021 (Honolulu, HI) – Two graduate students from Hawai‘i, Derek Kraft and Anita Harrington, were awarded the prestigious 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship and recently began their one-year paid fellowship in Washington, D.C. focusing on critical ...
Beth Lenz

Hawai‘i Sea Grant addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion through new leadership position

Hawai‘i Sea Grant addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion through new leadership position February 23, 2021 To more effectively address the persistence of societal inequities due to systemic racism and colonialism, the University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program (Hawai‘i Sea ...
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 ...
Cover of Ka Pili Kai, Dr. Kapono stands facing the surf, surfboard under his arm.

Ka Pili Kai Ho‘oilo 2020

Click on the cover image to view the full issue. How Will COVID-19 Shape Our Future This issue discusses some of the impacts of COVID-19 in Hawai'i and explores what they might mean for our future. All of us at ...
Green Infrastructure Practices for Hawaii

Green Infrastructure-Streamside Recommendations

Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management Home ...
Green Infrastructure Practices for Hawaii

Green Infrastructure-Stormwater + Flooding in the Coastal Zone

Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management Home Water has sculpted the Hawaiian islands into the beautiful and dramatic archipelago we see today. For millenia, water has fallen from the sky and followed the force of gravity from mountains to sea. This ...
Green Infrastructure Practices for Hawaii

Green Infrastructure Practices for Hawaii

Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management Home PRACTICE SUMMARY Permeable surfaces reduce runoff volumes and pollutant loads by allowing stormwater to infiltrate into the ground and through pavement, rather than flowing across it. These surfaces are particularly cost effective in flood-prone ...