University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having “very high research activity,” the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is recognized for its pioneering research in such fields as oceanography, astronomy, Pacific Islands and Asian area studies, linguistics, education, tropical agriculture, cancer, and genetics.

UH Mānoa is home to some of the world’s most unique research facilities.

This includes the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology at Coconut Island offers year-round access to Kāneʻohe Bay as well as flumes simulating coral reef flat environments, reef microcosm tanks, controlled tidal ponds and much more. HIMB is an independent research unit within the School of Ocean Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), and is a world leader in research to understand and conserve tropical marine ecosystems.

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