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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*

$4.7M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

34475

ATTENDEES AT SEA GRANT MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS

521

SEAFOOD INDUSTRY PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES

340286

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics are direct results of Sea Grant work between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020 as reported by Sea Grant programs in Summer 2020. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. Seafood industry personnel refers to the number of fishermen, seafood processing or aquaculture industry personnel who modify their practices using knowledge gained in fisheries sustainability and seafood safety as a result of Sea Grant activities. 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

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.
 

 

NOAA Sea Grant and Fisheries announce 2018 Joint Fellowship Recipients

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NOAA Sea Grant and Fisheries announce 2018 Joint Fellowship Recipients

The National Marine Fisheries Service-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship program supports students pursuing doctoral degrees in population and ecosystem dynamics as well as marine resource economics. The program is a focused workforce development effort to train highly qualified professionals in areas of critical need for NOAA’s science-based approach to fisheries management.

Rising above the tide

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Rising above the tide

Sea Grant helps coastal communities prepare for and adapt to sea-level rise

Recent work from Washington and Hawai'i Sea Grant programs highlights Sea Grant's role in preparing coastal communities across the country for rising sea levels.

Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

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Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

Sea Grant works with coastal communities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam to improve community resilience to coastal storms. Sea Grant engages in vulnerability assessments, resilience planning and social science initiatives to learn from previous storms and better prepare for future storms.

Science Serving America's Coasts

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