John H. R. Burns is converting past data and 2D images of reefs into 3D reconstructions. The 3D imagery gives scientists and the public more information than previously available through traditional mapping methods.
Tifaine Crivello hopes that applying tradition and culture to modern medical practices will help preserve and honor her heritage.
Modeled on research trials conducted at UH Hilo’s Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center, the project is using native shellfish species for water quality improvement at Pearl Harbor.
Prof. Barkhoff was honored for his great contribution to curriculum development in the UH Hilo kinesiology and excercise sciences program and for inspiring dozens of undergraduates to collaborate in sports science research. His papers at conferences in Polynesia have introduced the integration of kinesiology in the context of island cultures and in particular indigenous and Native Hawaiian knowledge and belief systems.
The moth study is unique and includes behavioral, larval, and expert genetic analyses, making it an especially comprehensive species description. The scientific names assigned to the moth species were decided after careful deliberation and consultation with Hawaiian cultural advisory group.
Jan. 23 airing of PBS NOVA science series features UH Hilo scientists Cheryl Gansecki and Ryan Perroy and their research of the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.
The project is initiating the evaluation and development of emerging technologies for controlling invasive mosquitoes in Hawaiʻi.
The team of genetic researchers from Hilo, California, New Zealand, and Australia will collaborate on a genetics study to address the hatching failure of two endangered bird species: the ‘alalā (Hawaiian crow) and the kākāpō of New Zealand.
The UH System and state agencies have formed a partnership to raise Hawaiʻi’s global visibility in marine aquaculture and to capitalize on commercial opportunities available worldwide.
The executive director of Waiwai Ola Waterkeepers Hawaiian Islands, an environmental non-profit organization, gave a presentation about efforts to protect the the waters of Hawai‘i. Waterkeepers is partnering with UH Hilo to deploy cages of native oysters in nearshore waters.