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HPU completes merger to bring Oceanic Institute formally into the university

HPU completes merger to bring Oceanic Institute formally into the university

Leaders of Hawai’i Pacific University and Oceanic Institute today announced their long-awaited merger, making the acclaimed 53-year-old research center a formal part of the state’s largest private university. Completed on Jan. 1, the merger followed review and approval from the State of Hawai’i through the Dept. of Land…

Oceanic Institute: Progress for Food Security and Sustainability

Oceanic Institute: Progress for Food Security and Sustainability

As an environmental studies major, I am well aware of the many challenges the world faces when it comes to the degradation of our environmental resources. And even though many of us tend to think of our dependence on fossil fuel as the major obstacle, there are numerous…

Oceanic thinks big on shrimp

Hawaii Pacific University’s Oceanic Institute sought to demonstrate its ability to produce high-quality seafood through re-volutionary technology Nov. 16 during its Pacific white shrimp harvest demonstration in Waimanalo. The institute’s use of a recir-culating aquaculture system makes shrimp grown in its biosecure tanks resistant to disease and more…