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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*

$4.3M

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

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.

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.

 

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