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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Large fresh water supply discovered by UH researchers on Hawaii 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.

Newly discovered three-planet system holds clues to atmospheres of earth-size worlds
Posted on Friday January 16, 2015

A new paper co-authored by UH Manoa astronomers looks into three small planets on the edge of a "habitable zone"