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New Gene Catalog of Ocean Microbiome Reveals Surprises

A buoy at Station ALOHA north of Oʻahu, with UH Mānoa vessel, Kilo Moana. Photo courtesy of Paul Lethaby/UH Microbes dominate the planet, especially the ocean, and help support the entire marine food [...]

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Total Solar Eclipse Illuminated by UH Astronomers (w/ video)

Video grab courtesy of UH During 2017’s total solar eclipse, the first to cross North America since 1918, Hawaiʻi will be well represented by Institute for Astronomy astronomer Shadia Rifai Habbal and other [...]

By | August 19th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Distance Learning Course Offers Opportunity to Represent Hawaiʻi at UN

The fall course “Sustainable Development in Oceania” will be taught at UH Mānoa with a distance learning option, and will focus on people most impacted living in Pacific Islands. Photo courtesy by UH [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Expands Vaccine Research Through $112K Grant to Minority Students

Liana Medina The University of Hawaiʻi is expanding its studies of a proposed vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. A new grant of nearly $112,000 awarded to Liana Medina, a PhD candidate working [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawaiʻi Nearshore Fishery Provides Big Benefits

A school of manini. Photo courtesy of UH/Jhana Young The monetary, social and cultural importance of Hawaiʻi nearshore fisheries has been examined by researchers in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KIUC Puts the Spotlight on Accomplishments and Member Benefits at Annual Meeting

KIUC Puts the Spotlight on Accomplishments and Member Benefits at Annual Meeting For KIUC and its member-owners, 2016 was a groundbreaking year filled with important milestones. That was the message delivered by board members and [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

UH College Students Succesfully Launch Payload from NASA Facility

Community College mentor William Smith, right, and students Nick Herrmann, of Kaua‘i Community College, center, and Cale Mechler, of Windward Community College, left, were at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in final preparations [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — August 2017

Team Booty at the Kaua‘i Escape Room, left to right, Bianca Soares, Léo Azambuja, Halli Holmgren, Rebekah Magers, Todd Yamashita, Ruby Pap and Alex Wong. Kuaīlo! An expression used by one who cannot [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Genomic Data Helps Study on Global Changes Impacts to Life

Rapture Reef in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands shows high biodiversity. Photo courtesy of UH/James Watt A new publicly available database will catalog metadata associated with biologic samples, making it easier for researchers to [...]

By | August 13th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments