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 ...
Cover of the 2022 Hawaii Dune Restoration Manual

Hawaiʻi Dune Restoration Manual

The Hawaiʻi Dune Restoration Manual was written and created by the University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant). Hawaiʻi Sea Grant supports and conducts innovative research, education, and extension services toward the improved understanding and stewardship of ...


2024 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship OPEN The call for student applications for the 2024 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is now open. Applications are due to Hawaiʻi Sea Grant via eProjects by Friday February 16, 2023. We encourage students ...

Next generation husbandry for resilient coral reef restoration in Hawaiʻi

 Research Projects 2022-2024 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Crawford Drury Research Track: Aquaculture Coral reefs are important ecosystems that support marine diversity, but they are threatened by multiple stressors, including climate change. Among these stressors, increasing temperatures are particularly dangerous and lead to ...

Environmental DNA: Ground-truthing a new tool for coral reef monitoring

 Research Projects 2022-2024 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Peter Marko Sea Grant Graduate Fellow: Patrick Nichols Given the rapid pace of climate change, successful conservation relies on frequent, fast, and reliable monitoring of at-risk organisms and habitats. Most coral reef monitoring relies on time-consuming ...

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 ...

RMI Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards

Introduction When a natural hazard occurs - whether it be a tropical cyclone, tsunami, extratropical storm, king tide, flood, sea-level rise, erosion, or drought - the results can be devastating for your land, your home, your family, and your possessions ...

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