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University of Hawai'i Sea Grant achieved college status in 1972 and is based at the University of Hawai'i in Honolulu. Hawai'i Sea Grant developed a new model for Sea Grant that is based fundamentally on enhanced collaboration - the center of excellence model. There are currently six centers of excellence that bring the capabilities of the broader university community to the people of Hawai'i.

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Hawai`i Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN HAWAI`I RESULTED IN*

$4.3M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

28000

WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

780

FISHERS ADOPT SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE FISHING PRACTICES

312000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

Hawai`i Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Meet Hawai`i Sea Grant Experts


Dennis Hwang, JD

Coastal Hazard Mitigation Specialist - Dennis combines his science and law background to focus on implementing science into community decisions and help mitigate hurricane, tsunami, flood, erosion, wind and earthquake impacts.


"Seeing the impacts of some areas hit by a hurricane...drives me to try to help people to prepare, even if they don’t want to."

Hawai`i Stories and News

World’s oldest continuously monitored coral reef transect celebrates 100 years

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World’s oldest continuously monitored coral reef transect celebrates 100 years

The Aua transect on Tutuila island in the remote island territory of American Samoa recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, and scientists from throughout the region traveled to the island to celebrate and conduct the 100th year transect survey.

 

“Consider it a practice run:” Hawai’i Sea Grant and partners advise state of unusually high tide levels expected this summer

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“Consider it a practice run:” Hawai’i Sea Grant and partners advise state of unusually high tide levels expected this summer

The highest mean water levels ever recorded in Hawai'i occurred in April 2017. Scientists with the University of Hawaii and Sea Grant predict there is more to come and provide early notice to help communities prepare.

Severe Storm Preparedness Week: The Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards Moves Westward

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Severe Storm Preparedness Week: The Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards Moves Westward

The Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards series, first developed by Hawai'i Sea Grant, continues to grow with two new handbooks for the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. 

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