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UH Helps Confirm First Exoplanet — 10 Years After Discovery

Artist’s concept of a Kepler-1658-like system. Sound waves propagating through the stellar interior were used to characterize the star and the planet. Kepler-1658 b, orbiting with a period of just 3.8 days, was the [...]

By |March 17th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Glowing Bacteria in Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Cause Changes Throughout Host (w/ video)

Hawaiian bobtail squid. Photo courtesy of Margaret McFall-Ngai/Edward Ruby/Squid Vibrio Labs/UH Luminescent bacteria that live harmoniously inside the Hawaiian bobtail squid’s light organ actually change the gene expression in other organs of their [...]

By |March 16th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Sustainability — Looking Out for Ourselves

By Léo Azambuja Some of the exotic tropical fruits grown at Lydgate Farms in Wailua. Before Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, many children — and adults — would find entertainment by reading comic strips [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Columnists, Editor's Note, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Research, Action Provide Hope for Endangered Seabirds (w/ video)

André Raine from Kauaʻi Endangered Seabird Recovery Project removes a Hawaiian Petrel chick from a burrow for translocation, in this 2015 picture. Photo by Mike McFarlin During the four-day-long annual meeting of the [...]

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Farm to Keiki — Cooking, Gardening and Nutrition with Children

By Léo Azambuja A new elementary school curriculum designed by Tiana Kamen is helping educators to instill healthy choices and environmental stewardship in school children. Planting seeds of wellness in children’s hearts and [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Cover Story, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Professor Discovers New Species in Big Island’s Lava Tubes

Research team in lava tube. Photo courtesy of UH A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa professor’s research of lava tube animals earned her a prime spot on a new PBS documentary, “Living Volcanoes,” according to a recent [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Bikes on Rice Tuesday, Biking Skills Class Saturday

Bikes on Rice. Photo courtesy of bikesonrice.org It’s that time of the month to dust off your bike and jump in with the coolest crew in town. The monthly Bikes on Rice starts [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Navy, UH to Use Native Oysters to Clean Pearl Harbor

A partnership between the U.S. Navy and University of Hawa‘i at Hilo plans to use two species of native oyster native to clean the Pearl Harbor estuary. Photo courtesy of UH The Pacific Aquaculture [...]

By |March 10th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments
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