Jun 27, 2017, 5:00 PM
Smart Yields is a start-up with a mobile and desktop app that aims to analyze, predict, and alert farmers of environmental conditions for control over farm health from a variety of sensors.
Jul 24, 2017, 5:00 PM
Some small landowners are planting high-value hardwoods like mohagany and koa for eventual use as cabinet or furniture woods. Others are managing native forests purely for conservation. Dr. Friday will describe some of these projects and provide an update on Rapid `Ohia Death, a fungal disease that is killing `ohia trees around Hawaii island.
Apr 27, 2015, 5:00 PM
At least 60 cases of rat lungworm disease (RLWD) have been documented in humans in Hawaii, most of them originating from the Puna district of Hawaii Island. While symptoms can be mild and flu-like, there have been many severe cases that have resulted in long-term disability and even death.
Mar 30, 2015, 5:00 PM
NELHA has been monitoring its equipment using a variety of disparate systems. Over the past year or so, it has been upgrading to a comprehensive data acquisition system. It is now possible to get real-time data on pumping stations and their power usage, which will allow them to improve pumping efficiencies and reduce operational costs.
Feb 23, 2015, 5:00 PM
Anyone can fly an unmanned aircraft, but it takes a special understanding of Geographic Information Systems to turn imagery into actionable data. University of Hawaii-Hilo has been using UAVs to map the active lava flow on the Big Island since October, 2014, in direct support of Hawaii Civil Defense and USGS disaster relief efforts.