Unusual Microbes From Deep-Sea Hold Clues to Early Life

A new study has revealed how a group of deep-sea microbes provides clues to the evolution of life on Earth.
February 12, 2019

Whale Carcass to Remain in Place for Now

Experts have agreed that the best option for a whale carcass found stuck on a reef in Kaneohe Bay on Tuesday, is to leave it where it’s at for now.
February 07, 2019

Another Whale Carcass Washes Onto Reef

The carcass of what is described as a “very large” whale of unknown species washed onto a patch reef in Kaneohe Bay Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2019.
February 06, 2019

Researchers Capture Birth of Humpback Whale on Video

A rare high-quality drone video was captured by the UH Marine Mammal Research Program of a newborn humpback whale calf and mother on Jan. 20, 2019.
January 31, 2019

Results of Whale Necropsies Revealed

Two whales have recently been found dead in Hawaiian waters.
January 29, 2019

Whale Carcass Providing Valuable Information

The sperm whale carcass on a remote West O‘ahu beach is giving a variety of science and cultural researchers the chance not only to try and determine what killed it...
January 29, 2019

STUDY: Are Hawaiian Corals Adjusting to Warmer Temperatures?

A team of researchers conducted a study of coral resiliency that showed some corals are better able to tolerate heat than similar corals tested in the 1970s.
January 28, 2019

Great Whale & Sanctuary Ocean Counts Commence

Volunteers gathered data from the shores of Hawai‘i Islands during the first event of the 2019 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count.
January 27, 2019

Coral Reefs in West Hawai‘i Showing Signs of Recovery

Coral reefs in West Hawai‘i are stabilizing and poised to recover, according to scientists from The Nature Conservancy (TNC).
January 22, 2019

UH Receives $1.3M to Advance Wave Energy Device

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) was awarded $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy.
January 14, 2019