The name Auricullela gagneorum was chosen to honor long-time champions of Hawaiian biodiversity, Wayne and Betsy Gagne. The couple spent their lives advocating for the discovery, study and preservation of Hawaii’s biocultural resources.
UH researchers gathered results by measuring water clarity approximately once a week from April 21 to June 16. They will continue to measure water clarity weekly at Hanauma Bay for the duration of the closure.
An international team of astronomers has discovered an immense structure beyond Laniakea, an immense supercluster of galaxies that includes our own.
"The biggest challenge for the state right now is how to implement and control travel-related spread. Careful analysis of how the spreading factors change are key to mathematical modeling."
The three-story building, situated at the eastern end of McCarthy Mall near Kennedy Theatre, features 21 state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories, and will be able to serve more than 500 students daily when it opens for instruction this fall.
Very limited funds have been available locally or nationally to deal with the large influx of plastic pollution haunting our treasured marine environment.
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Many deep-sea creatures have organs all over their bodies that emit light. Now scientists believe these same organs can actually see. The organs, called photophores, cannot see shapes. But in...
More than two dozen individuals who are making significant contributions to weed science were presented with awards by the Weed Science Society of America.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is planting hatchery-raised native sea urchins in Waikīkī as part of an innovative algae control strategy.