EPSCoR Ike Wai

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The National Science Foundation’s Office of Integrated Activities created EPSCoR (the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) to “enhance research competitiveness of targeted jurisdictions (states, territories, commonwealth) by strengthening STEM capacity and capability.”  Hawaiʻi EPSCoR ʻIke Wai is a cross disciplinary project that aims to increase understanding of Hawaiian island hydrology to provide improved data for decision-making tools that address the challenges to water sustainability from climate variability, increasing population demands, and water contamination.