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CENTER FOR COASTAL & CLIMATE SCIENCE & RESILIENCE
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Salt Pond Hydrogeologic Investigation Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i

The Hawaiian cultural practice of making salt is one of Hawai‘i’s oldest traditions and Hanapēpē Salt Pond is one of the last places in all of Hawaiʻi that continues this tradition. The area and practice is highly treasured and protected ...

Sea-level rise viewer now available in American Samoa

(Honolulu, HI) – A new interactive sea-level rise viewer for the Territory of American Samoa was recently released to the public, enabling the community to visualize how the shoreline is likely to change from coastal flooding, sea-level rise, hurricane storm surge, and ...

Biden-Harris Administration Makes Over $2.1 Million Grant Investments in Innovative Reuse and Refill Program in Hilo, Hawai’i

Biden-Harris Administration Makes Over $2.1 Million Grant Investments in Innovative Reuse and Refill Program in Hilo, Hawai'i Project to protect public health, replace single-use plastics, and reduce marine debris (Hilo, HI) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrated the ...

UH researchers investigate nearshore water quality, reef health after Maui fires

UH researchers investigate nearshore water quality, reef health after Maui fires (Honolulu, HI) – A team of researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are sampling West Maui reefs to assess the impact from the toxic ash from the ...

Salt Pond Hydrogeologic Investigation

INTRODUCTION The loʻi paʻakai (salt beds) of Hanapēpē (Salt Pond) is located on the west side of Kaua‘i in the Kona moku, the ahupuaʻa of Hanapēpē, and the ʻili of ʻUkula. For generations Hawaiian families have been harvesting salt at ...

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 ...

Two Hawai‘i Sea Grant fellows gain hands-on policy experience in disaster management, ecosystem restoration

Two Hawai‘i Sea Grant fellows gain hands-on policy experience in disaster management, ecosystem restoration   October 21, 2022 The 2022 cohort of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Grau Fellows will focus on national disaster preparedness and restoring healthy watersheds through Hawai‘i-based host ...

Last chance to help shape Hawaiʻi Sea Grant’s strategic plan

The University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant) is undertaking a strategic planning process to guide our program's research, outreach, and education efforts over the next four years. We invite you to take this survey and to ...

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 ...

The Three ‘Io Brothers and The Rising Tide

by Keri Kodama On a bright summer day on the Island of Hawai‘i, the three ‘Io brothers packed their bags and got ready to leave for a well-earned vacation. They were on their way to visit their old friend ‘Apapane ...
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