Reef Ecosystem Reserve Seeks Advisory Council Members

NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve is looking to fill multiple positions on its advisory council.
October 02, 2019

Federal Funding for Papahānaumokuākea

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is one of the world’s largest marine protected areas.
October 02, 2019

First Humpback of Season Sighted Off Kaua‘i

Captains aboard Holo Holo Charter’s Adventurer II spotted what appeared to be the first humpback whale of the season about a mile off Ke’e Beach.
October 01, 2019

Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program Receives Nearly $1.4M for Aquaculture Research

The UH Sea Grant College Program received nearly $1.4 million to establish a new aquaculture-focused collaborative program in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific region.
September 26, 2019

UH Researchers Contribute to Largest-Ever Coral Communities Study

Local management can complement but not replace the need for worldwide efforts to limit carbon emissions.
September 18, 2019

Hawai‘i to Host First US OceanObs’ Conference

The Hawai‘i Convention Center will host OceanObs’19 from Sept. 16 to 20, marking the first time that the global ocean sciences conference will be held in the US.
September 13, 2019

Coral Bleaching Event Has Begun in Hawaiian Waters

Warm ocean temperatures are expected to persist in the coming weeks, likely worsening the coral bleaching that has recently been observed across the islands.
September 11, 2019

UH STUDY: Kīlauea Eruption Caused Phytoplankton Bloom

Lava-impacted seawater contained high concentrations of nutrients that stimulated phytoplankton growth, resulting in an extensive plume of microbes.
September 06, 2019

DLNR & NOAA Requests Help From Public Regarding Bleaching Event

Hawai‘i’s coral reefs are entering a major bleaching event within the next two months, if not sooner.
August 24, 2019

NOAA Expects ‘Extreme Bleaching Event’

Hawai‘i is only weeks away from experiencing what scientists expect will be the worst coral bleaching event in the state's history.
August 23, 2019