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COVID-19 has spread to more and more countries, and it is now raging in key US cities. In Hawaii, tourism has been deliberately shut down to try to isolate the Islands from additional imported cases.

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Interim Forecast Update: Hawaii’s Economy is Shut Down to Deal with COVID-19 · UHERO

This is UHERO’s second interim forecast update to address dramatic recent developments associated with the novel coronavirus pandemic. Much has ...

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Temporary Office Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Please contact ssri@hawaii.edu for any questions.

We hope everyone is staying safe!

College of Social Sciences Research Support Award has changed to cater to COVID-19 related proposals. The deadline is April 10, 2020.

Please click on link to see more details and to apply: https://hawaii.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1811133

Congratulations to Dr. Karl Kim on his recent award!
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Title: State of Hawai‘i 2020 Vehicle Occupancy Safety
Sponsor: State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation
Award Period: 10/01/19-09/30/20
Amount: $100,00.00

🤙 #Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge faculty is asking everyone to spread ALOHA not germs ➡️ https://bit.ly/2WdjyFO #KapuOlaAloha #SpreadAlohaNotGerms

Interim Forecast Update: COVID-19 Will Impose Significant Economic Impacts in Hawaii - The spread of the novel coronavirus and recent visitor falloff lead us to lower sharply our outlook for the Hawaii economy.

Interim Forecast Update: COVID-19 Will Impose Significant Economic Impacts in Hawaii · UHERO

The spread of the novel coronavirus and recent visitor falloff lead us to lower sharply our outlook for the Hawaii economy. In the baseline forecast, ...

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College of Social Sciences will be launching a new online Travel Award application. The release date of the application is pending discussions on travel in light of COVID-19, and is put on hold until further notice. An email will be sent to everyone when the application is open.

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hamnett on his recent award!
Department: SSRI - Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative
Title: Kauai Botanical Research Support
Sponsor: State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Amount: $49,254.00

Our COVID-19 scenario is influenced by Hawaii's SARS experience.
Read more in the UHERO State Forecast Update: http://ow.ly/9nyB50yt6Im

🗣️ #UHohana President David Lassner made his report to the Board of Regents at their meeting on February 20, 2020. Highlights include federal funding, @UHCancerCenter turnaround, updates on @uhmanoa reorganization and more!

Please welcome our new SSRI Interim Director, Dr. Jack Barile, and Associate Director, Dr. Cindy Scheopner!

#UHMResearch: Parts of #Hawaii seeing a decrease in relative humidity - The results are significant for understanding how water resources, ecosystems and human populations are affected by #climatechange ➡️ https://bit.ly/39tul21

🔍 According to the new study, Renee Setter and her team analyzed sea surface temperature, wave energy, acidity, pollution, and overfishing to determine that most coral reefs won’t be suitable habitats by 2045 and will worsen by 2100. #UHMResearch

Climate change could kill all coral reefs by 2100, UH led study says | University of Hawaiʻi System News

A University of Hawaii at Manoa study says that rising sea surface temperature, wave energy, acidity, pollution and overfishing have created a grim fu...

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Emerging market spending declined sharply last year.
Read more in the UHERO State Forecast Update: http://ow.ly/JQiO50yt6Hw

Our latest forecast is now available.
UHERO State Forecast Update: Coronavirus Presents Danger to Hawaii Tourism
Read the public summary here: http://ow.ly/myGm50yt6Ds

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