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Monday, August 10, 2020
UH News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the University of Hawaii a $900,000 grant to support the conservation of private lands.
SOEST GPS
Earth scientists from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa say they have uncovered a new piece of the puzzle that may aid scientists in determining when and where the next destructive earthquake will occur.
DLNR
The area is too large and complex to get to it by diving alone… even with the thousands of hours of diving each year.
Charlie Thomas, 18, will be the youngest of four program volunteers and the first New Zealander to ever work at Kure Atoll, living without internet or cell phone service while cleaning up marine debris.
2020 Oahu Commute Challenge
Nearly 70 percent of Oahu commuters currently drive alone, contributing to the island’s high transportation energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, traffic, transportation costs, negative health impacts, and a lower quality of life.
Indigenous Incubator
To date, the Purple Prize has worked with over 40 teams and awarded over $200,000 to those with the highest potential to amplify community and regenerate Hawaii’s ecosystems.
More than 550 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui during the parallel "Ocean Count" led by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and the Pacific Whale...
Setter’s research shows that over the next 20 years, scientists predict 70 to 90 percent of coral reefs will be killed off. By 2100, few to zero suitable habitats will remain.
Wind Turbines
Hawaiian Electric achieved a 28.4 percent consolidated renewable portfolio standard in 2019, despite having significantly lower wind energy production and not having Hawaii Island's geothermal resource available.
The infected tree was spotted near the popular Poamoho trail. Because of its proximity to human activity, the state decided to close the trail until the tree can be removed.