Sustainability

NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with three new projects

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 ...
Close up of small round baby fish with large eyes

Feed me! How examining larval diets could be a game-changer for aquaculture

by Cassie Kaʻapu-LyonsNext time you visit your local pet store, take a look at the fishes. Many of the freshwater fishes available to you have been bred and raised in captivity, but most marine fishes have been harvested from the ...
Sandy coastal water bounded by rocks is rippled by upwelling groundwater

Picking apart “dirty” groundwater sources

by Casey McKenzieWhen discussing contamination of water resources, our minds likely first jump to imagining polluted creeks and lakes, or rivers that lead to the ocean. We typically picture in our minds the bodies of water that are visible to ...
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 ...
East Coast Green Conference April 22-23, 2022

East Coast Green Conference April 22-23, 2022

University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program's Wendy Meguro is presenting in the Design for Zero Energy and Wellness in Multifamily Buildings session on April 22, 2022 at 3:15-4:30 Eastern Daylight Time. Go to the conference webpage to register. More ...
ʻAha Report 2020-2021

ʻAha ʻIke Pāpālua – 2020 Report

In January 2020, we came together in a visioning ʻAha - to assemble around the questions of who, what, and why our Sea Grant Center of Excellence should focus its time, energy, and efforts. In this period of change, the ...
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 ...
On-Demand Webinar: Zero Energy Home Design Webinar

On-Demand Webinar: Zero Energy Home Design Webinar

This free webinar provides guidance on net zero energy design for architects, contractors and others involved in low-rise residential development. Topics: Recent UH research on how Hawai’i homes consume energy Cost effective beyond-code energy efficiency strategies Integrating solar energy for ...
April 1, 2022 Webinar: Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for Waikīkī

April 1, 2022 Webinar: Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for Waikīkī

University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program graduate research fellows from the School of Architecture will present architectural renderings depicting potential sea level rise adaptation strategies for two sites in Waikīkī. Expert panelists will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of ...