Island Ecosystems: The Year of the Reef
The 16th Annual Hawai’i Conservation Conference was held July 29-31, 2008 at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu. There were over 900 registered participants, 52 volunteers and 42 exhibitors. The theme, Island Ecosystems: The Year of the Reef, ran throughout the conference, particularly in the keynote and plenary presentations by Dr. Sylvia Earle and Dr. Elliott Norse and the public lecture by Dr. Earle and Nainoa Thompson.
July 29-31, 2008
Hawai‘i Convention Center • Honolulu, HI
Did you know?
The Hawai’i Convention Center:
- Donates surplus food to Harbor House
- Recycles food waste with Ecofeed
- Recycles paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and aluminum
- Provides biodegradable and compostable disposable ware
Read more about the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s “Green Efforts”
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