Collaborating with groups such as the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Google Bioacoustic Group, the UH Hilo LOHE Lab is co-hosting a public coding competition calling for birdsong classification models, focusing on endemic birds of Hawai‘i.
Feb. 9 webinar: Musician and ethnobotanist Lito Arkangel will share his knowledge about Princess Ruth Keanolani Kanāhoahoa Ke‘elikōlani, a formidable presence in nineteenth-century Hawai‘i.
Knope is an evolutionary ecologist specializing in speciation and extinction, specifically the generation and loss of plant and animal biodiversity in Hawai‘i and globally.
Magnetite crystals that form inside specialized receptor cells of salmon and other animals may have roots in ancient genetic systems that were developed by bacteria and passed to animals long ago through evolutionary genetics.
Often described as the “grandfather” of Hawaiian language revitalization in modern Hawai‘i, Kimura’s work can be traced back to the conception of core foundational educational programs in the 1980s that launched the rebirth of the Hawaiian language.
In the investigation, the research team discovered that troublesome nutrients found in coastal waters and coral reefs off West Hawai‘i are from human sources, like fertilizer run off. The study was published last month.
Professor Emeritus of Biology Bill Mautz has authored an article about finding colonies of the Hawai‘i skink on the sea cliffs of Hāmākua.
Professor of Geology Steve Lundblad says lava cliff faces are prone to natural ocean erosion, and collapses can happen over time as the islands shrink.