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over Diamond Head, (c) Ken H Rubin

Department Features

Mission Statement

  • To identify and solve fundamental and applied problems in the Geosciences and Environmental Sciences; to acquire new knowledge about Hawaiʻi, the Pacific Basin, and Earth; to serve society by teaching and training future geoscientists, teachers, and citizens; and to be a principal resource for objective Earth science expertise to the state of Hawaiʻi.

Prospective Students

Tenure Track

  • Assistant professor with specialization in paleoclimatology TBA