Halau Ola Honua “Our living world, living laboratory”

Project Period: 10/2016 − 9/2021

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Principal Investigators: PI Ardis Eschenberg and Flyod McCoy (UHWCC), James Dire and Stephen Taylor (UHKCC), Mike Guidry and Margaret McManus (UHM), Michael Ferguson and Marcia Roberts-Deutsch (UH HCC)

PRESS RELEASE 17 FEBRUARY 2017 

PRESS RELEASE 8 AUGUST 2018


The Alliance For Coastal Technologies (ACT) 

Project Period: 06/2016 05/2021

Funding Agency: NOAA

Investigators: PI: Mario Tamburri (CBL/UMCES). Co-PIs: Tom Johengen (UM/GLOS), Jason Smith (MLML), Margaret McManus, Daniel Schar (UHM). Affiliate Investigators: Beth Stauffer (ULL), Ru Morrison (NERACOOS), Brian Pellerin (USGS), Raphe Kudela (UCSC), Tim Davis (NOAA GLER).

PRESS RELEASE 18 OCTOBER 2016


Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)

PacIOOS Near Shore Sensor Group

Project Period: 06/2002 – 05/2021 

Director PacIOOS Near Shore Sensor Group


Funding Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, IOOS Program Office

Principal Investigators: PI: Melissa Iwamoto (UHM). Co-PIs: Glenn Carter, Yi-Leng Chen, Simon Ellis (MERIP), Kwok Fai Cheung, Pierre Flament, Doug Luther, Margaret McManus, James Potemra, Brian Powell (all UHM unless otherwise noted).


Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)

PacIOOS Wave Buoy Group

Project Period: 06/2002 – 05/2021 

Director PacIOOS Wave Buoy Group

Funding Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, IOOS Program Office

Principal Investigators: PI: Melissa Iwamoto (UHM). Co-PIs: Glenn Carter, Yi-Leng Chen, Simon Ellis (MERIP), Kwok Fai Cheung, Pierre Flament, Doug Luther, Margaret McManus, James Potemra, Brian Powell (all UHM unless otherwise noted).


Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC)

Project Period: 10/2013 09/2019

Principal Investigators: PI Margaret McManus


Credit: Isabella Steward

Credit: Isabella Steward

Subtask 6.2 Ocean Modeling


Project Period: 7/2016 6/2021


Principal Investigators: Co-PIs Margaret McManus, Brian Powell (UHM)


Enabling real-time predictive modeling of microbial pathogen risk along the Honolulu shoreline.

Credit: Isabella Steward

Credit: Isabella Steward

Project Period: 2/2018 − 1/2020

Principal Investigators: Co-PIs Craig Nelson (UHM), Anna Neuheimer (UHM), Grieg Steward (UHM), Margaret McManus


Surface Lines in Coastal Kona Study (SLICKS)

Credit: Jonathan Whitney

Credit: Jonathan Whitney

Project Period: 8/2016 − 9/2019

Investigators: Jamison Gove, Jeff Polovina, Don Kobayashi (all NOAA), Margaret McManus, Anna Neuheimer (UHM), Katharine Smith, Jonathan Whitney (both UHM/JIMAR/NOAA)