Research

Discovery and Innovation on Diverse Fronts

From life-saving medical breakthroughs in medicine and cancer, to astronomy, to oceanography, to pharmacy, the scholarship and research conducted by the University of Hawai'i impacts the quality of life on many levels.

UH research programs:

  • Develop human capital and new knowledge
  • Promote innovation and collaboration
  • Support new businesses and long-term job growth
  • Generate revenues that boost the local economy
  • Maximize the advantages of Hawai'i's unique natural and cultural heritage

Recent research news

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Free mobile app brings back stories of the Blackfeet Nation
Posted on Monday January 26, 2015

Blackfoot ’64 app documents the 1964 flood on the Blackfeet Reservation, the worse national disaster in Montana history

Large fresh water supply discovered by UH researchers on Hawaiʻi Island
Posted on Friday January 23, 2015

New UH discovery may radically change conventional wisdom regarding the state’s most valuable resource—fresh water.

Yellowstone geysers tracking app released
Posted on Wednesday January 21, 2015

New mobile app developed by UH Manoa team allows users to watch Old Faithful eruptions in real time

Honolulu CC students assist in cloud forest ecosystem research
Posted on Wednesday January 21, 2015

Geography students at Honolulu CC learn about cloud forest ecosystems atop Mount Ka‘ala

Hawaiʻi physician retirements could worsen doctor shortage
Posted on Tuesday January 20, 2015

Nearly one-third of physicians practicing in Hawai‘i right now are aged 60 or over.