Interdisciplinary studies of material properties and processing using advanced instrumentation and computing.
Monitoring our environment with accurate measurements of our air, water, and land.
Facilitating the exploration of the Earth and planets by: Designing, building, testing, launching, and operating small satellites from the Hawaiian Islands; Augmenting orbital observations with higher temporal and spatial analysis using unmanned aerial systems. The centerpiece of HIGP's Aerospace effort is the Hawai'i Space Flight Laboratory (HSFL).
Unraveling the mysteries surrounding the origin and evolution of our Solar System.
Discovering how materials behave at the atomic and molecular levels when subjected to extreme pressures and temperatures.
Solving issues of societal relevance that represent challenges to Pacific Island communities.
Innovating technical solutions to measurement problems in Earth and planetary science.