Leading one of 32 projects across the country funded by a NOAA grant to boost aquaculture, UH Hilo aquaculturist Maria Haws will head the Hawai‘i effort to assess the feasibility of forming a cooperative or other employee-owned corporation.
Jonathan Koch was bit by the entomology bug while an undergraduate at UH Hilo. Now he’s back at the university with a PhD and a passion for pollinators.
Rose Hart, a second-year graduate student at UH Hilo was recognized for her research using small unmanned aerial systems to map shoreline change at Hapuna State Beach Park.
After extensive temperature measurements and targeted geophysical surveys sponsored by the Office of Maunakea Management, the permafrost on Maunakea has been re-documented.
Professor of Applied Engineering Shihwu Sung believes Hawai‘i Island is a prime location for this type of research.
Profs. Peter Mills and Steve Lundblad’s work has helped define the role of the Maunakea adze quarry and other stone tool quarries in ancient Hawaiian economies, inter-island voyaging and trade. Peter Mills, an anthropology professor at the University of Hawaiʻi
UH Hilo researchers are using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) off the side of Stainback Road, one of the epicenters of the Rapid ‘Ōhiʻa Death infection.
The new spectrometer is the only one in the region and substantially increases research and student training the UH Hilo Analytical Laboratory can support in and out of state.
Researchers have developed a portable “lab-in-a-suitcase” to do diagnostic field testing for the two species of fungal pathogens that infect ʻōhiʻa.
UH Hilo researchers are working collaboratively with UH Mānoa and state agencies to fight rat lungworm disease.