Hawai'i conservation alliance

Poster Presentation Schedule

Poster Presentation Schedule

Poster Session and Opening Reception

Room 311 // 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Guidelines for Poster Presentations 

Poster Group 1, 5:30pm to 6pm

P1-1: Fishing Among Sea Turtles: Best-Practice Suggestions for Recreational Shore-based Fishermen in Hawaii, Irene Kelly

P1-2: Progress in reducing seabird interactions in the Hawaii longline fisheries, Sarah Ellgen

P1-3: Seed Dispersal in a Novel Hawaiian Ecosystem: Can Mutualisms between Exotic Birds and Endemic Ornithochorous Plants be Cultivated?, Sean MacDonald

P1-4: Risky Business:  Male Aggression and Female Choice in the Hawaiian Monk Seal, Thea Johanos, Stacie Robinson

P1-5: What is Lurking in O‘ahu , HI Harbors: Marine Bioinvasions in the 21st Century, Justin Goggins

P1-6: Determining the Effectiveness of Watershed Management Activities to Reduce Land-Based Sources of Pollution on West Maui, Bernardo Vargas-Angel

P1-7: Effective ex situ Conservation of Hawaiʻi's Rare Plants with Micropropagation at Lyon Arboretum, Matthew Keir

P1-8: The Conservation of Polyscias bisattenuata (Araliaceae), a Rare Critically Endangered PEP Species Endemic to Eastern Kaua`i Island, Randy Umetsu

P1-9: Breeding System of the Kauaʻi Endemic Hibiscus waimeae subsp. waimeae (Malvaceae), Blanca Begert, Seana Walsh

P1-10: Halapepe in Trouble: The Decline of Chrysodracon hawaiiensis at Pu`uwa`awa`a, and Potential Recovery Actions, Elliott Parsons, Edith Adkins

P1-11: Impact of Marine Debris Entanglements on Hawaiian Monk Seals, John Henderson

P1-12: Pollination and Breeding System of the Endangered Hawaiian Tree Hibiscus waimeae subsp. hannerae (Malvaceae), Susan Deans, Seana Walsh

P1-13: CCA and Fleshy Algal Cover as an Indicator of Reef Recovery, Christina Jayne

P1-14: Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris: an Aquatic Invasive Species Perspective, Brian Neilson

P1-15: Human Interventions to Enhance Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup Survival at French Frigate Shoals, Brenda Becker, Charles Littnan

P1-16: Looking Out for the Little Guys: a New Captive Rearing Program for Native Invertebrates, William Haines

P1-17: Pollen Desiccation Tolerance of two Kaua‘i Single Island Endemic Hibiscus Taxa: Implications for ex situ Pollen Conservation, Seana Walsh

P1-18: Emerging In-Water Hull Cleaning Technologies and Policies can Significantly Reduce the Biosecurity Risks Associated with In-Water Hull Husbandry, Julie Kuo

P1-19: Ke Kai Ola: the Role of Rehabilitation in Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery, Frances Gulland

P1-20: Distribution of Pueo or Hawaiian Short-eared Owl: Utilizing Citizen Science to Aid Monitoring Surveys, Javier Cotin

Poster Group 2, 6:00pm to 6:30pm

P2-1: Auwahi Wind Predator Control Program: Saving Kahikinui's Last Hawaiian Petrels, George Akau

P2-2: Is an Increase in the Number of Flooding Events Impacting Nesting Success in the Endangered Hawaiian Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni)?, Kristen Harmon

P2-3 Community Based Efforts to Promote Native Species Regeneration in a Heavily Invaded Hawaiian Mesic Forest Ecosystem, Kyle Aukai, Miles Thomas, Shaun Wriston, Mia Melamed, Juli Burden, Nicolas Bly, Wendy Kuntz, Mike Ross, Jason Misaki

P2-4: Laulima: Community Partnership in Mapping Invasive Algae Along Moloka`i’s Southern Shoreline, Kendall Tejchma, Daniel Lager

P2-5: Persistence of a small population of the endangered Orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly (Megalagrion xanthomelas) at Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Robert Peck

P2-6: The Environmental, Social, and Cultural Benefit Spillovers of the Pūpūkea Marine Life Conservation Districts, Maxx Phillips, Jenny Yagodich

P2-7: Rodent Trapping Drives Down Invasive Rat Populations in Key Endangered Bird Habitat on Kaua’i, Maria Costantini

P2-8: Long-term history of vehicle collisions on the endangered Nēnē (Branta sandvicensis), Christopher Lepczyk

P2-9: Collaborative and Integrative Management of Invasive and Rare Species on UH Managed Lands of Maunakea, Darcy Yogi

P2-10: Using Remote Cameras to Augment Hawai'ian Monk Seal Survey Data From Hard-to-Reach Islands, Johann Becker

P2-11: Assessing Public Awareness of Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death for Outreach and Education Needs, Erin Bishop

P2-12: Cultivating Capacity through ʻIke Hawaiʻi, Rae DeCoito, Hannah Kaumakamānōkalanipō Anae

P2-13: Invasive Species Removal at ‘Uko‘a Pond, Jacob Dutton

P2-14: Wireless Watershed: Internet Protocol Based Video Monitoring Network in Remote Montane Forest on the Island of Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, Lucas Behnke

P2-15: Plant Pono, a Proactive Approach to Combatting Invasive Horticultural Species, Molly Murphy

P2-16: Seed Storage and Germination Condition for Flueggea Neowawraea (Phyllanthaceae) to Promote Seed Longevity and Increased Germination, Christina Sloss, Dustin Wolkis

P2-17: Conservation Breeding and Reintroduction of the ‘Alalā (Corvus hawaiiensis): 2017 update, Bryce Masuda

P2-18: Biocontrol of weeds releases current and pending, M. Tracy Johnson

P2-19: Impacts of Alien Freshwater Turtles on Native Hawaiian Wetland Birds, Aaron Works

P2-20: Preliminary Results from an In-Situ Coral Nursery in Hawai'i: Can Corals of Opportunity be used as a Restoration Tool?, Anne Rosinski

Poster Group 3, 6:30pm to 7pm

P3-1: Mālama Nā Honu Educational Outreach and Public Management in Hawaii, Irene Kelly

P3-2: Herbivore Biocontrol and Manual Removal Successfully Reduce Invasive Macroalgae on Coral Reefs, Brian Neilson

P3-3: Hand-Pollination of Critically Endangered Schiedea haleakalensis at Haleakalā National Park, Monica Lomahukluh, Michelle Osgood

P3-4: Composition of Native Forest Birds Captured On East Maui, Laura Berthold, Chris Warren

P3-5: Response of Hawaiian Coral to Long-term Contact with Invasive Gorilla Ogo, Using Non-molecular Biomarkers, Victoria Sindorf

P3-6: Effects of Loss of Seed Dispersers on Rare Lobelioids: Assessment of Seed Viability in Senescing Fruits, Michelle Akamine

P3-7: Banking from Scratch: How to Set up a Seed Bank for Native Hawaiian Plants, Adam Williams, Kaili Kosaka

P3-8: Manu-o-Kū of Diamond Head: Breeding Behavior of an Indigenous Seabird on the Kapi‘olani Community College Campus, Paul Alexander Awo, Kristen Feato, Ka'iulani O'Brien, Katie Gipson

P3-9: 30 Years of Interns: Benefits to Participants and Endangered Wildlife at Haleakalā National Park, Raina Kaholoaa, Erika Kekiwi

P3-10: Federal Pathways Program Provides Careers in Resource Management at Haleakalā National Park, Joy Tamayose, Cathleen Natividad Bailey

P3-11: Development of a Rodent Bait with Slug-repellent Properties, Stephanie Joe, Tyler Bogardus

P3-12: Community-managed “Rest Areas” and The Effectiveness on Broadcast-Spawning ‘Opihi Fishery, Brenda Bennett

P3-13: A Community on O'ahu, a Hawaiian Monk Seal, and Toxoplasmosis, David Schofield

P3-14: Abundance and breeding success of Hawaii elepaio in mesic montane forest in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Paul Banko, Robert Peck

P3-15: A Bottom-up Approach to Biosecurity on Kauaʻi: the Pono Endorsement Program Partnership, Tiffani Keanini

P3-16: Prioritizing Management Strategies to Alleviate Avian Botulism Impacts on Endangered Hawaiian Waterbirds on Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, Tristan Luxner

P3-17: Prescriptions for Novel Rodent Control Devices to Protect High Elevation Endangered Species from Non-native Rats at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Heather Coad

P3-18: Acoustic Variability of a Native Hawaiian Thrush in a Fragmented Landscape, Nicole Fernandez

P3-19: Population Dynamics of Feral Pigs in a Lowland Wet Forest - Wainiha Preserve, Kauai, Nicolai Barca, Lucas Behnke

P3-20: Predator control and monitoring during Year 1 of the `Alalā reintroduction in Pu’u Maka’ala Natural Area Reserve, Jacqueline Gaudioso-Levita, Ku'ulei Vickery

Poster Group 4, 7pm to 7:30pm

P4-1: Habitat Features that Influence Nest Success and Depredation of Endangered ‘Alae ‘Ula Nests on Hanalei and Hulē‘ia National Wildlife Refuges, Bryn Webber

P4-2: Temporal Variation in the Fish Community of He‘eia Stream Mouth Estuary, Oahu, Hawai‘i, Spencer Mallette, Susan Carstenn

P4-3: Recent Red Listing efforts in Hawai‘i and why it matters, Maggie Sporck-Koehler, Seana Walsh

P4-4: Comparing a Model Scenario to the Spread of Miconia on O‘ahu, Jean Fujikawa

P4-6: A Novel Methodology for Mapping Invasive Species Albizia (Falcataria moluccana) Using High Spatial Resolution Satellite Imagery, Qian Zhang

P4-7: Investigating abundance and behavior of black rats (Rattus rattus) prior to rodenticide treatment in mesic montane Hawaiian forest, Kelly Jaenecke

P4-8: Evaluating Population Viability and Conservation Options for the Endangered Puaiohi, Christopher Lepczyk

P4-9: Depth is more potent at structuring reef crab assemblages than latitude, geography, or human impact across the Hawaiian Archipelago, Kaleonani Hurley

P4-10: Ulu Lā‘au Kahiko. Natural Regeneration of Ancient Natives. A new chapter of rare dryland plant regeneration at Ka‘ūpūlehu dryland forest, Wilds Pihanui Brawner, Reko Libby

P4-11: Does ʻAʻā Lava Field Roughness Affect Outplant Growth in the Keaukaha Military Reservation on Hawaiʻi Island?, Bronson Palupe

P4-12: Albizia Rust Gall Fungus - the First Potential Biocontrol Agent for Albizia in Hawai'i, Kenneth Puliafico

P4-13: Invasive Pine Management and Target Detection using Satellite Remote Sensing at Haleakalā National Park, Maui, Hawaiʻi, Jonathan Marshall, Woody Mallinson

P4-14: Defense Against Invasive Species: Biosecurity in Papahānaumokuākea, Kristy Lapenta

P4-15: Groundwater Recharge from Kauaʻi Watershed Alliance Managed Forests, Stephanie Tom

P4-16: Transforming Middle School Science Education: Investigating Culturally Responsive Teaching Through Place Based Education, Brigitte Russo, Margarita Alo-Chu