COVID-19 UH Mānoa Updates

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Health Policy Initiative launched with $10M commitment
Health Policy Initiative launched with $10M commitment

Funding from state’s Med-QUEST Division will power CSS research into health analytics.

Ultimate Learning Trip to Kahoʻolawe
Ultimate Learning Trip to Kahoʻolawe

Geography Professor Dave Beilman guides nine capstone students as they conduct research on the sacred island with a controversial history.

A True Living Treasure
A True Living Treasure

Anthropology Professor Pat Kirch continues making historic archaeological finds while inspiring students.

Always Time for Tea
Always Time for Tea

Geography researcher Hong Jiang drinks in a heightened appreciation for Taiwanese tea, thanks to a Fulbright award.

In Pursuit of Health Equity
In Pursuit of Health Equity

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies majors are using their degrees to dispel health disparities affecting the most vulnerable.

Studying the People of Angkor, Cambodia
Studying the People of Angkor, Cambodia

A research team co-led by Anthropology Professor Miriam Stark has received a four-year National Science Foundation award.

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Where Inspiration Leads to Change

Creating the next generation of global game changers solving the most pressing issues facing the world today.

Kahoolawe Research & Restoration
Geography and Environment students travel to Kahoolawe to conduct research and participate in restoration efforts.

One Million Trees
Geography Professor Camilo Mora shares his dream of planting one million trees in an effort to combat climate change.

To shed light on the pandemic’s adverse impacts across multiple dimensions beyond the direct effects of COVID-19, UHERO is debuting its first quarterly public health report. @rubenjugar @timhalliday7

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COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on Hawaii’s population

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only affected people’s health, but also their economic security, mental well-being and ability to work.

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We are happy to share our very own Heoli Osorio won the Best First Book Prize at NAISA 🏆

Hoʻomaikaʻi nui iā ʻoe e Heoli!

UHERO's @PhilipGarboden says the fact that Hawai‘i hasn’t seen a large bump in evictions since the eviction moratorium ended is a testament to the temporary rent relief programs’ effectiveness over the last two years.

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Why Rent Relief in Hawai‘i Became a National Model - Hawaii Business Magazine

The government program helped over 13,000 households. One reason it succeeded may have been that people who had ex...

With @timhalliday7, our op-ed @WSJ @WSJOpinion: @jamestaranto @FreemanWSJ

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