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Researchers using nets to collect fish for a study on mercury concentrations. Photo by C. Anela Choy/UH.
Sunlight Shown to Affect Mercury Levels in Fish
August 27th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion
 

Researchers have found that mercury levels are lower in the fish that feed in well-lit upper waters of the ocean.


Photo courtesy of NSF.
New I-Corp Program to “Accelerate” US Innovation
August 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a program whose focus is to help strengthen the nation’s innovation ecosystem is referred to as the NSF Innovation Corps or I-Corp program.


BLNR hosts hearing on proposed Advanced Technology Solar Telescope TONIGHT August 26
BLNR hosts hearing on proposed Advanced Technology Solar Telescope TONIGHT August 26
August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Board of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands, holds a hearing today for the proposed Advanced Technology Solar Telescope planned for construction atop Haleakala on Maui.  The meeting gives the public an opportunity to provide testimony on the project’s Conservation District Use Application. Some concerns that have been raised are […]


Meeting to discuss draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Haleakala Solar Telescope, August 23
Meeting to discuss draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Haleakala Solar Telescope, August 23
August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will hold a public hearing to receive testimony on the draft “Habitat Conservation Plan for the Construction of the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope at the Haleakala High Altitude Observatory Site Maui, Hawai‘i.” The public hearing will be at 7 p.m. on […]


Donald Straney.  Photo Courtesy the University of Hawaii.
Donald Straney appointed UH Hilo chancellor
May 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The University of Hawaii at Hilo has a new chancellor.  Donald Straney was named to the post today with the three year appointment to officially begin on July 1, 2010.  Straney comes to Hawaii after serving as the dean of the College of Science and a professor of biology at California State Polytechnic University in […]


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PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON SOLAR TELESCOPE ATOP HALEAKALA
June 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Public meetings will be held in June to discuss the proposed Advanced Technology Solar Telescope atop Haleakala on Maui.  The National Science Foundation is considering funding the construction of the telescope that would be 142.8 feet high and 84 feet in diameter.  The solar telescope would be located atop the summit on lands managed by […]


ATST Test Tower at Haleakalā High Altitude Observatory Site.  Photo Courtesy:  National Science Foundation & Hawaii Department of Health
PROPOSED TELESCOPE EIS RELEASED: SCIENTISTS SAY HALEAKALA IS ONLY SITE TO SATISFY GOALS
May 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The State completed work on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on a planned Advanced Technology Solar Telescope atop Haleakala.  The project is proposed for location at the High Altitude Observatory site and is subject to a 45 day public comment period.  There will be a series of hearings to discuss the findings in June.  The […]