Welcome to the Hawai‘i Water Resources Research Center

The WRRC serves the State of Hawai‘i as well as other pacific islands and elsewhere by researching water-related issues distinctive to these areas. We are Hawai‘i’s link in a network represented in every state as well as Washington, D.C. and three U.S. Territories. Learn more.



UH EPSCoR Awarded $20M for Climate ResilienceMay 2022

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded one of five 2022 Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) RII Track-1 grants to the University of Hawai‘i’s EPSCoR. The project “Change Hawai‘i: Harnessing the…
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CIROH graphic for $360M NOAA article

UHM Selected by NOAA for New $360M National Water EffortMay 2022

As a partner in the recently formed Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology (CIROH), UH Mānoa Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) will coordinate the UHM portion of the $360 million grant…
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New Publications: New Studies on Nitrous OxideMarch 2023

    New studies on nitrous oxide (N₂O) were published recently by Dr. Zhiyue Wang, a recent addition to the WRRC ‘Ohana, and his research group. A life cycle assessment study was conducted…
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New Publication: Spatial Modeling of Geogenic Indoor Radon Distribution in Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea Using Enhanced Machine Learning AlgorithmsJanuary 2023

  Congratulations to Sayed Bateni (WRRC and CEE) and colleagues for their recent publication, “Spatial Modeling of Geogenic Indoor Radon Distribution in Chungcheongnam-Do, South Korea Using Enhanced Machine Learning Algorithms.” A study in…
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