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Free water and soil testing by UH-Manoa for Kilauea eruption affected residents and farmers

The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources of the University of Hawai’i at Manoa is offering free water and soil testing to residents and commercial farmers in the volcano-affected areas of the Big Island.

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Ocean users asked to keep distance from PacIOOS in Hilo Bay

MEDIA RLEASE The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) in the UHM School for Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology recently performed routine maintenance of the Hilo Bay wave buoy and retrieved harmful gear that was wrapped around the mooring line. In order to keep the buoy operational, ocean users are kindly asked to carefully […]

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Greg Javar snaps a “selfie” while helping USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Matt Patrick (right) set up a thermal camera to record lava lake activity within the summit vent of Kīlauea Volcano. Javar and fellow UH-Mānoa student Pua Pali (not shown) were selected to intern at HVO this summer through the Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentorship Program.

Volcano Watch: University of Hawaii students complete summer internships HVO

This week, the HVO bids aloha to two interns, Pua Pali and Greg Javar, who gained first-hand experience monitoring volcanoes and earthquakes by working with USGS scientists this summer.

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Big Island UH graduate student is finalist for elite international award for innovation

UH Mānoa graduate student John Burns has been selected as a finalist for the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. From a pool of more than 1,800 applicants from 129 countries around the world, Burns is one of 22 finalists. The award is targeted to innovators under 30 years of age. The Papaikou resident is one of […]

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Scientists find unusual new species in Kilauea caldera

Gloeobacter kilaueensis cyanobacteria found in lava cave near Halemaumau

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Study: Ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

MEDIA RELEASE An ambitious new study describes the full chain of events by which ocean biogeochemical changes triggered by manmade greenhouse gas emissions may cascade through marine habitats and organisms, penetrating to the deep ocean and eventually influencing humans. Previous analyses have focused mainly on ocean warming and acidification, considerably underestimating the biological and social […]

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Participants sought for space exploration analog studies

MEDIA RELEASE Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa are seeking crewmembers for a new series of space exploration analog studies. The new studies aim to: * Test a hypothesis that group cohesion over the short term predicts team performance over the long term. * Observe how technical, social and task roles evolve over […]

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Mars food mission researchers return to Earth

MEDIA RELEASE The countdown has begun. Six researchers who have spent more than 100 days inside a remote habitat to simulate a long-duration space journey are finally returning to Earth. About 700 applicants vied for six spots in the HI-SEAS mission, which began in April and will conclude Aug. 13. These Earth-based researchers have been […]

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Plastic for dinner? Big fish eat more than you expect

MEDIA RELEASE Large, predatory fishes from the offshore waters around Hawai‘i have been ingesting a surprisingly large amount of plastic and other marine debris, according to new research by scientists at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. These observations are the first of their kind in scope and in number, and they suggest that more […]

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HI-SEAS to study human performance for long-duration space exploration

MEDIA RELEASE NASA has awarded $1.2 million to the Hawai‘i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) program to continue its work studying the human factors that contribute to astronaut crew function and performance during long-duration space travels, such as those anticipated for a manned mission to Mars. The new contract award builds upon an ongoing […]

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UH awarded $6M to explore biofuels

MEDIA RELEASE As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to enhance U.S. energy security, reduce America’s reliance on imported oil and leverage our domestic energy supply, while also supporting rural economies, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy on Wednesday announced a $41 million investment in 13 projects that will drive more efficient […]

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With rates of youth suicide in Hawai‘i on the rise in the last decade, the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa medical school has been awarded $1.4 million to intervene as early as possible in childrens' lives to prevent suicide.

A measure of how serious Hawai'i's problem has become, the medical school's three-year award is part of more than $45 million being allocated to support state-wide suicide prevention efforts.

UH Manoa medical school awarded $1.4 million to fight youth suicide

With rates of youth suicide in Hawai‘i on the rise in the last decade, the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa medical school has been awarded $1.4 million to intervene as early as possible in childrens’ lives to prevent suicide. A measure of how serious Hawai’i’s problem has become, the medical school’s three-year award is part of […]

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw has announced to the university community that, upon conclusion of her five-year appointment in June of 2012, she will be completing her service as chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Hinshaw was named chancellor after a nationwide search and assumed the position in 2007.

UH Manoa Chancellor Hinshaw to leave in summer of 2012

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw has announced to the university community that, upon conclusion of her five-year appointment in June of 2012, she will be completing her service as chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Hinshaw was named chancellor after a nationwide search and assumed the position in 2007.

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Former Kamehameha-Hawaii baseball player Kolten Wong was selected in the first round in today's Major League Baseball draft, picked as the 22nd overall player by the St. Louis Cardinals.

Former Kamehameha-Hawaii player Kolten Wong selected in the first round

Former Kamehameha-Hawaii baseball player Kolten Wong was selected in the first round in today’s Major League Baseball draft, picked as the 22nd overall player by the St. Louis Cardinals.

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