Traditional practices

Cover of the book The Limu Eater

The Limu Eater – A Cookbook of Hawaiian Seaweed

Available in October 2022 Pre-order your copy of The Limu Eater today through Native Books! This reprint of The Limu Eater is the product of a partnership between Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA) and the University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College ...
Rootlets abound in a brown chunk of mud held for the camera

Sneaking up on mud

by Becca Lensing In between mud sample collections, Uncle Clay Ching, of Hallelujah Hou fishing on Molokaʻi, gave us a crash course on throw net fishing on one of the largest fringing reef flats in the world. He taught us ...
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 ...
Report cover of kulana noii featuring a view of Heeia

Kūlana Noiʻi

ABOUT Place-based stewards in the Heʻeia ahupuaʻa expressed a need for a set of guidelines to help ensure that research projects focused in Heʻeia engage in equitable and reciprocal partnership with those connected to and caring for the ahupuaʻa. In response to ...
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 ...
Hi'ilei grips a net while standing on a sandy verge near a low rock wall with open water beyond

Resource habitat mapping and diet characterization of native and non-native mullet species to inform adaptive management in He‘eia Fishpond

 Research Projects 2022-2024 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Shimi Rii Co-INVESTIGATORS: Rosanna Alegado, Kawika Winter PI-CASC Graduate Scholar: Sheldon Rosa Research Track: Aquaculture Moʻolelo (Hawaiian oral traditions) speak of Meheanu, the moʻo or reptilian freshwater guardian of Heʻeia Fishpond, who functioned as the bringer ...
A variety of bushes and trees at various scales fill the view

Enhancing social-ecological resilience and ecosystem services through restoration of coastal agroforestry systems

 Research Projects 2022-2024 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Leah Bremer Co-INVESTIGATORS: Tamara Ticktin, Clay Trauernicht, Natalie Kurashima PI-CASC Graduate Scholar: Tressa Hoppe Research Track: Interdisciplinary Agroforestry systems, along with loʻi kalo and other systems, were abundant in historical Hawaiʻi, and there is great ...
View of a verdant mixture of trees and shrubs

The Little Red Wheelbarrow

by Gina McGuireGrowing up, I could often be seen pushing a tiny, red wheelbarrow, lightly filled with soil, following along behind my parents as they created their small world of green: a native canopy and understory of hāpuʻu and ʻōhiʻa ...
Sciences and the Sacred:  Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Knowledge Stewardship

Sciences and the Sacred: Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Knowledge Stewardship

Sciences and the Sacred is a series designed to create safe, generative spaces for the University of Hawaiʻi community to come together in dialog about complex issues and explore topics from various knowledge systems. In Spring 2022 the seminar series ...
flyer for the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program Research Symposium, friday december 17, 2021, 9:30 to 2:30 pm HST.

Hawai‘i Sea Grant Research Symposium 2021

Register HERE to receive the zoom login information for the Research Symposium on December 17, 2021. When you register, zoom will send you a login link via email that is unique to you.2020-2021 Sea Grant-supported Principal Investigators (PIs) and their Sea ...