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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Ebola vaccine focus of UH and Hawaiʻi Biotech partnership
Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Hawaii Biotech to serve as commercial partner for UH Manoa program

Every Kid Needs a Family, recommends KIDS COUNT policy report
Posted on Tuesday May 19, 2015

KIDS COUNT policy report highlights the importance of family placements for young people in the child welfare system.

Comet Wild 2: A window into the birth of the solar system?
Posted on Wednesday May 13, 2015

Led by Ryan Ogliore at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, a research team investigates the oxygen isotope and mineral composition of the comet dust returned from Wild 2.

Share of $5 million grant to improve international research networks
Posted on Tuesday May 12, 2015

UH Manoa partners in $5 million National Science Foundation grant to improve international research networks.

UH Mānoa recognized for excellence in cybersecurity research
Posted on Monday May 04, 2015

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security designate UH Manoa as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research.