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Work Set to Clear Waimea River Mouth 

With the sun about to set behind Ni‘ihau, the Forbidden Island, a paniolo, or Hawaiian cowboy, rides his horse and pulls another in Waimea, Kaua‘i’s Westside. Photo by Robert Kennedy In an effort [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Researchers: Maunakea Permafrost Shrinking

Snow-capped Maunakea. Photo courtesy of UH Maunakea, Hawaiʻi’s tallest mountain, is one of the most revered places for many Native Hawaiians and astronomers. It’s also the only place in Hawaiʻi where you can find permafrost, [...]

By |February 26th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Ocean Count Volunteers Observe Hundreds of Humpback Whales Across Hawai‘i

More than 612 volunteers gathered data from the shores of O‘ahu, Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i islands during the second event of the 2019 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count, and on Maui with [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Ige Proclaims Invasive Species Month, Recognizes MVPs (w/ video)

Gov. David Ige proclaimed February as Hawai‘i Invasive Species Awareness Month. Photo courtesy of DLNR During a ceremony Feb. 15 at the Hawai‘i State Capitol, Gov. David Ige proclaimed February as Hawai‘i Invasive [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DLNR Seeking Public Input on Small Boat Harbors’ Proposed Fees/Rules (w/ video)

Kailua-Kona Small Boat Harbor. Video grab courtesy of DLNR People who use any of Hawai‘i’s small boat harbors, offshore moorings, landings or wharfs will have a chance to comment on new proposed fees [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Native Hawaiian, African American Smokers at High Risk of Lung Cancer

University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center studies show Native Hawaiian and African American smokers have a higher risk of acquiring lung cancer than smokers of other ethnic/racial groups, according to a UH news release. The study published in the Journal [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Part of World’s Largest Digital Sky Survey

This image is a mosaic of sky photographs taken by the Pan-Pan-STARRS Observatory. Photo courtesy of R. White, STScI, and the PS1 Science Consortium, Brooks Bays, UH The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy (IfA), [...]

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

Unusual Microbes from Deep-Sea Hold Clues to Early Life

Collecting water samples from the subseafloor. Photo courtesy of UH/WHOI/UCSC/US NSF A study has revealed how a group of deep-sea microbes provides clues to the evolution of life on Earth, in a recent [...]

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

Journal Publishes Largest Collection of Scientific Publications by Native Hawaiians

Biocultural restoration in Limahuli Valley, Hāʻena, Kauaʻi. Photo courtesy of UH/Kim S. Rogers An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi teamed up with colleagues from other universities and several Native Hawaiian communities [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments
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