The orageblack Hawaiian damselfly, once thought to be extinct on O‘ahu, may be closer to a comeback thanks to the efforts of 2006 ARCS Scholar Will Haines. The Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources research entomologist successfully reintroduced a population of the once ubiquitous endemic insect that play a... Read more
Congratulations to Honolulu Chapter partner University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, which has been selected to host the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Cooperative Institue for Marine and Atmospheric Research.
Funded with $210 million over five years, the center will conduct research and disseminate knowledge needed to predict environmental change, conserve... Read more
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Institute for Astronomy student Erica Molnar Bufanda was named Scholar of the Year during an online celebration of ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter’s 2021 ARCS Scholars in May.
Recipient of a George Orton and Mona Marie Elmore ARCS Award, Bufanda was selected by a panel of... Read more
Dr. Margo Vassar shares the latest information on women and cardiovascular disease in an ARCS Honolulu Pau Hana event co-hosted by the Universit of Hawaii at Manoa's John A. Burns School of Medicine. The live session will be held via Zoom on Thursday, February 4 at 5 p.m. ... Read more
According to family lore, 2-year-old Emily Levesque insisted on tagging along when her older brother went outside for a school assignment to watch Haley’s Comet pass near earth. She grew fussy, as toddlers do, until her parents pointed her toward the night sky. She was mesmerized.
2011 Honolulu ARCS Scholar Jason Higa received the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa's 2020 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Recipient of the Ellen M. Koenig Award in Medicine and the Honolulu Chapter's 2011 Scholar of the Year, Jason is an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry and... Read more
Sergey Negrashov is an ARCS Scholar at University of Hawaii at Manoa, who graduated in May 2020 with a PhD in Information and Computer Science. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Hawaii, Sergey became aware of the severe shortage of protective masks available to healthcare workers and first responders in... Read more
ARCS Scholar Alumni Dr. Lindsay Young and Dr. Eric VanderWerf first connected over similar areas of research. Now married, the two continue to foster their shared interest through the mission of the Pacific Rim Conservation(PRC), a research-based nonprofit organization that maintains and restores native bird populations and ecosystems... Read more