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  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has awarded Matthew Church, a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa oceanography associate professor, with this year’s Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award. The Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award honors an early-career scientist for outstanding and balanced contributions to research, science training and broader societal issues such as resource management, […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) was awarded $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support a project that focuses on advancing marine energy devices. During the three-year innovative project, the team of researchers and engineers led by the Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Starting June 25, UH Mānoa will lead an expedition to Loihi Seamount, southeast of the island of Hawaii, whose base remains largely unexplored. Dr. Brian Glazer, lead scientist and Associate Professor of Oceanography, his team from UHM, and colleagues from the University of Minnesota, IFREMER Centre de Brest and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), will […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For decades now, the University of Hawaii at Mānoa has been at the forefront of microbial oceanography, the study of microscopic organisms, or microorganisms, in the sea. Because of the cutting edge research done at the university’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and C-MORE, the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education, UH […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Research & Development

    Scientists have discovered impressive abundance and diversity among the creatures living on the seafloor in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone (CCZ)—an area in the equatorial Pacific Ocean being targeted for deep-sea mining. The study, published in Scientific Reports, lead authored by Diva Amon, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An ambitious new study that includes Lisa Levin and Ben Grupe of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego 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 […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy. The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii Natural […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy. The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii Natural […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy. The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii Natural […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Research & Development

    Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), the University of Hawai’i and the University of Geneva have discovered two new genera and four new species of giant, single-celled xenophyophores in the deep Pacific Ocean during a joint project. ‘Moana’ has inspired the name ‘Moanammina’ for one of the new genera, while the second has been named ‘Abyssalia’ in […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    In a joint effort between the Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology (SCOPE), the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), and Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI), several long-range autonomous underwater vehicles (LRAUVs) have completed their first voyage in the open ocean, obtaining data on the water column down to 250 meters, while autonomously collecting and […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The UH (University of Hawaii at Mānoa) Sea Grant College Program has formed its newest center of excellence to assist coastal communities throughout Hawaii and the Pacific islands to prepare for the impacts of both natural and human-induced coastal hazards. Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience brings together world-renowned university scientists […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de L’Environment in France and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California recently discovered that O‘ahu actually consists of three major Hawaiian shield volcanoes, not two, as previously thought. The island of O‘ahu, as we know it today, is the remnants […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In the evening hours of Friday, twelve containers were washed overboard of the container ship Manoa, owned by US-based shipping company Matson Navigation Co, due to heavy weather and seas, according to US Coast Guard. Manoa was on its way from the Port of Oakland to Seattle when the containers slid off its deck some 8 miles outside the Golden […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is accepting comments for the $173 million plan to construct concrete canal walls, pump stations and floodwater repositories along streams in Manoa, Palolo and Makiki. The project aims to minimize damage to Waikiki and surrounding neighborhoods if a “100-year flood” causes the Ala Wai Canal to overflow. The […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    PacIOOS has welcomed Chip Young to its team as the operations coordinator. In his new position Chip be responsible for coordinating and managing day-to-day PacIOOS operations, providing field and technical support, collaborating with stakeholders to identify and address needs, and developing ocean observing capacity throughout the Pacific Islands region. With a Master of Science in […]

  • 18 October 2018

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, recently completed a three-day Ala Wai Flood Risk Mitigation Project Design Charrette in Honolulu. USACE together with stakeholders from the governor’s office, mayor’s office, State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources discussed proposals for the construction of this $345 million project. “An opportunity to execute […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology recently held a ceremony to name and launch operations on a new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that will extend its vertical reach to 6,000 meters, or over 3 miles, in depth for ocean exploration in the state and throughout the Pacific […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Rapid climate change is threatening marine communities, but scientists have found that marine life is flourishing in Antarctic fjords despite warming in the region. Deep inside the subpolar fjords of Antarctica, researchers have uncovered an unexpected abundance and diversity of marine life at the seafloor. The team, led by Professor Craig Smith of University of […]

  • 17 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public information and environmental impact statement (EIS) preparation notice scoping meeting for the Ala Wai canal dredging and improvement project on Thursday, July 21. Project components being considered include maintenance dredging of the Ala Wai canal and a portion of the […]

  • 21 August 2013

    As Navitus Bay progresses though the planning application process, it will be holding a series of consultation events where people will be able to get involved and tell the team what they think. Members of the public will have a chance to talk to the Navitus Bay project team and submit their views on the […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), announced 15 teams selected to participate in the first ever Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC). The MECC challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of programs to identify new market opportunities and ways for marine energy to reduce energy limitations across […]