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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.
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.
While the number of visitors to Hawaii set another record in 2019, visitor spending fell last year as international spending languished. Now, the coronavirus represents a considerable but uncertain risk to Hawaii’s economy in 2020.
The quiz bowl style academic competition tests students’ knowledge of ocean-related topics, which include cross-disciplines of biology, chemistry, policy, physics and geology.
NASA's Mobile SpaceLab, incorporating technology developed by Maui-based HNu Photonics, will be used in biological experiments conducted on the International Space Station (ISS).
The area is too large and complex to get to it by diving alone… even with the thousands of hours of diving each year.
"It is literally the greatest leap in humanity’s ability to study the Sun from the ground since Galileo’s time. It’s a big deal."
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...