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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

2017 (pdf)

2016 (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN HAWAI'I RESULTED IN*

$6.8M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

16372

PEOPLE ENGAGED IN SEA GRANT-SUPPORTED INFORMAL EDUCATION

2028

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT RESTORED OR PROTECTED

3508

VOLUNTEER HOURS

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in Summer 2021 for work conducted February 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. 

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

Sea Grant Selects “Food from the Sea” Career Program Development Projects

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Sea Grant Selects “Food from the Sea” Career Program Development Projects

NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program and Office of Sustainable Fisheries awarded approximately $900,000 of FY21 federal funds to support projects that will initiate “Food from the Sea'' career development programs. With these funds, Sea Grant programs and partners will work collaboratively with members of the fishing industry to identify training needs and develop updated and/or new resources and programming to address those needs.  

NOAA Sea Grant awards $3.5 million to improve sustainable aquaculture, strengthen seafood resources

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NOAA Sea Grant awards $3.5 million to improve sustainable aquaculture, strengthen seafood resources

NOAA Sea Grant today announced $3.5 million in federal funding to support two efforts aiding sustainable growth of U.S. seafood, one focused on improving coordination for marine aquaculture development and another that addresses COVID-19 impacts to seafood resources.  

NOAA Sea Grant-Marine Debris Program partnership continues to address marine debris challenges with six new projects

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NOAA Sea Grant-Marine Debris Program partnership continues to address marine debris challenges with six new projects

NOAA Sea Grant and the NOAA Marine Debris Program announce the funding of six new, creative projects to tackle marine debris challenges across the country. This year’s projects focus on preventing the introduction of marine debris into marine, coastal and Great Lakes environments.

Sea Grant’s recent research publications highlight notable work across focus areas

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Sea Grant’s recent research publications highlight notable work across focus areas

From fisheries management to marsh restoration, Sea Grant makes discoveries, develops new resources

Research is an essential component of Sea Grant’s work in coastal and Great Lakes communities, supporting scientists from hundreds of institutions. Here are just a few of Sea Grant’s recent research publications that are making a splash.
 

 

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