2024 ARCS awardees (clockwise from top left): Kekuʻiapōiula (Kuʻi) Keliipuleole, James Fumo, Zachary Fumo, Lucas Ellison, Blake Stoner-Osborne.

Graduate students awarded ARCS Foundation scholarships

The ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter selected five graduate students in the University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) to receive ARCS Scholarships. At the 2024 ARCS Scholars Banquet on May 6, the foundation honored 20 UH Mānoa doctoral candidates who were named ARCS Scholars. The chapter kicked […]

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3D photogrammetry techniques were used to assess ecology of the reef system. (Photo credit: Todd Glaser)

Olympic tower construction at Teahupo‘o, Tahiti, could damage reef ecosystem

In preparation for the 2024 Olympic surfing competition, a new judging tower is being constructed in the reef lagoon at Teahupo’o, Tahiti. That construction poses a threat to the reef and its ecosystem, according to researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, UH Hilo, Arizona State University and community partners in Tahiti. Maile Alum Haunani Kane is one […]

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L to R: Sara Kahanamoku-Meyer, Camille Pagniello, Chris Wall

SOEST early career fellowship returns; Maile Mentor Sara Kahanamoku-Meyer one of three selected

The UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) has awarded Early Career Research Fellowships to three outstanding scholars: Maile Mentor Sara Kahanamoku-Meyer, Camille Pagniello, and Christopher Wall. Kahanamoku-Meyer, a specialist in place-based, ‘Ōiwi-led paleoecology, started October 2, 2023. They use paleoecology, applied through a kanaka ʻōiwi lens, to study the impacts […]

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Maile mentors and mentees observe the intertidal zone during the full moon. Credit: Kane, et al., 2023.

Ho‘okele ka Wa‘a: Re-calibrating the sail plan for Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders in ocean sciences

In Hawaiʻi and across much of Oceania, Pacific Islanders celebrate the connections between their islands and the ocean that surrounds them. “As descendants of the ocean, the dearth of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPI) in ocean science seems inconsonant,” writes a team of authors that includes University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa faculty, students, and […]

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Keanu Rochette-Yu Tsuen

Connecting land, water, people—a throughline for Maile Mentor Keanu Rochette-Yu Tsuen

Upon graduating last week, Maile Mentor Keanu Rochette-Yu Tsuen could confidently say that he had seized every opportunity to have authentic, hands-on research experiences during his time as an undergraduate student at the University of Hawai‘i (UH). Rochette-Yu Tsuen grew up on the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, and moved to Hawai‘i for college, first […]

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Maile Alum Cuong Tran

NSF fellowship graduates making an impact locally, globally

Within the past five years, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) has grown exponentially. Currently composed of 36 masters and PhD students, a range of disciplines are represented such as astronomy, botany, computer science, Earth and planetary sciences, entomology, geography, linguistics, marine biology, oceanography, tropical plant […]

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Climate indicators graphic

Climate actions centered on Indigenous knowledge can improve resilience

Climate change in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Islands worsens inequities and threatens unique island ecosystems, cultural resources, human health, livelihoods, the built environment, and access to clean water and healthy food. These are among the findings of the U.S. National Climate Assessment, released by the Biden Administration which involved five University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers. The assessment concluded that […]

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2019 Maile Mentoring Spring Pau Hana

RSVP here: Google Form Our first Maile event will be Friday, January 25th,  4:30 – 5:30 pm on the tables outside HIG 131. Join us for ʻono food and drinks!  This event is FREE but please feel free to bring a dish if you like. Mentees – please be prepared to share two things: We look forward to […]

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SOEST Maile Mentoring Welcoming Pau Hana

Come join us at our beginning of semester welcoming event. The SOEST Maile Mentoring Welcoming Pau Hana will take place from 3:30 – 5:30 pm, on August 31, 2018.  There will be ‘ono food and drinks provided.   RSVP here: RSVP Google Form        

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