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Upcoming Events:

The Pueo Project: Insights into the life and distribution of the Hawaiian Short-eared owl                                                            

Dr. Javier Cotin

Thursday, October 12, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                             4:00 PM to 5:30 PM @ Kapiolani Community College STEM Center, Kokio Building Room 202

Learn about the Pueo Project and their work to investigate the population size, distribution, and habitate use of the Pueo, Hawaiian Short-eared owl.

Can't make it? Joing us virtually with our live stream!                                                                            https://zoom.us/j/343189734

or by telephone:                                                                                                                                                    1-408-638-0968                                                                                                                                             Meeting ID: 343 189 734


Past Events:


Celebrate Maunalua's HCA Community Watershed Snapshot

Maunalua Community Representatives & HCA



Hawaii's Native Yellow-Faced Bees: The First Bee Listed Under the Endangered Species Act

Jason Graham


Hawaii's Native Forest Birds: Their Past, Present, and Future

Laura Berthold and Dr. Lisa “Cali” Crampton


Traditional Knowledge and the Conservation of Kāhuli

Aimee Sato


Journey of the ʻOʻopu: Hawaiʻi Hosts the Official Closing Event for World Fish Migration Day

Skippy Hau


Community Workshop on the IUCN Motions Process

WATCH HERE (password is MWGW0421)

Learn how international law can help the Pacific and Hawaiʻi address cutting edge global challenges, such as: marine debris, integrating indigenous rights and conservation, climate crisis, Aloha+ sustainability targets, biofouling and invasive marine species, community-based marine management, and environmental courts!


Weaving Technology and Tradition: Mapping Key Sections of He'eia Ahupua'a to Inform Mālama ʻĀina


Exercises in Indigenuity for a Living Planet

Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat


Break into Conservation – Careers and Research in Biosecurity & Invasive Species Management

Dr. James Leary, Christy Martin, John-Carl Watson, Chris Frolich


Pacific Exchange Emerging Professionals (PEEP) Program:
Collaborative Research Linking Hawaiʻi to the Pacific Islands

Eric Tong & Ann Marie Gawel


Collaboration Among the Maui Watershed Partnerships

Andrea Buckman, Allison Borell, Kimberley Thayler


Conservation and Resource Management Applications with UAV's

Nick Turner & Dr. Ryan Perroy
UH Hilo


Investigating Agar Extraction
Alexandria Simon, Keaʻa Davis, Momi Afelin

March of the Molokai Mangrove
Sarah Jenkins, Lily Jenkins


Observe This! Memoirs of a Longline Fishery Observer

Kalani Quiocho
The Nature Conservancy, Marine Fellow


Applying Traditional Resource Management Philosophies to Contemporary Conservation Practices on Kauaʻi

Kawika Winter
Limahuli Garden and Preserve



Native Forest Birds: The Rise, Fall, and Recovery of Biodiversity

Dr. Lisa "Cali" Crampton, Laura Berthold
Kauaʻi and Maui Forest Bird Recovery Projects



Pili ʻĀina - Connecting and Learning from Place: Restoration as an ʻOhana Relationship Mauka-Makai

Stewards from the North Kona Ahupuaʻa of Kaʻūpūlehu


Small Island Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change

Honorable Ronald Jumeau
Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing State Issues


Ocean Acidification: The Equally Evil Twin of Global Warming

Tobias Friedrich
University of Hawaii



Hawaii's Humpback Whales

Elia Herman
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, DLNR


The Little Fire Ant

Erin Bishop
Maui Invasive Species Committe


The Role of Community Involvement in Natural Resource Stewardship from Mauka to Makai: Talk Story with Hanohano Heʻeia

Hanohano He'eia



Facing Our Future: Adapting to Sea Level Rise in Hawaii

Andy Bohlander
Coastal Processes Extension Agent, University of Hawaii Sea Grand College Program
Shoreline Specialist, DNLR


Hawaiʻi's Changing Ocean: Threats and Solutions

Mark Hixon 
Dept. of Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa


My Trash Free Year: A Story of Love and Loss and One Ziploc Bag

Jen Metz



Climate Change and Coral Reefs

Katie Munkres & Ashley Frisch
Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative



Simply Waimanalo: Food & Community

Ted Radovich



Kalaeloa Restoration- Connecting People, Culture, Nature, and Conservation

Lorena "Tap" Wada
Assistant Field Supervisor, US Fish and Wildlife Service



Adaptive Management for the Endangered Species of Oahu

Kim Welch
Environmental Outreach Specialist, Oahu Army Natural Resource Program 



Introduction to Google Maps and Earth Workshop

Marion Ano
Hawai‘i Conservation Alliance


Mapping for Marine Management Plans

Roxie Silva 
The Nature Conservancy Maui Marine Program



Ahupua‘a: The Living Community

Palakiko Yagodich
Kapi‘olani Community College


Utilizing Google Maps for Collection Management

Matt Goodale
National Tropical Botanical Garden


Ways to Sustain Your Backyard

Aurora Winslade
University of Hawai'i West O'ahu,
Office of Sustainability


Through Our Eyes: A Lens For The Future

Ilysa Iglesias, Leilani Warren, and Kanoe Morishige
The Nature Conservancy's Marine Fellows



What's In Our Backyard? Become a Citizen Scientist Using Smartphones & Professional Field Experience: Scavenger Hunt Field Activity

With a special guest lecture by
Christy Martin
Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species                                              


Conservation of the Endangered Hawaiian Fern 'Ihi'ihilauakea (Marsilea villosa)

Marian Chau
Postdoctoral Researcher at UH Manoa  


Why You Should’t Be Afraid of Biological Control

Darcy Oishi
Biological Control Section Chief
Hawaii Department of Agriculture
Plant Pest Control Branch       



Rodent and Mongoose Control to Protect Native Species

Katie Swift
Wildlife Biologist/Predator Control Specialist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



Unlocking the Secrets of the Humpback Whale Mating System

Elia Herman
State Co-Manager, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Sanctuary
Department of Land and Natural Resources



The Rain Follows The Forest

Emma Yuen
Department of Land and Natural Resources



Let's RAP! Surfrider's Rise Above Plastics Campaign

Stuart Coleman
Surfrider Foundation



Precipitation Extremes in the Hawaiian Islands Under a Changing Climate

Pao-Shin Chu
State Climatologist & Professor, University of Hawai‘i-Manoa



Recent Discoveries about Dolphin Populations Near the Main Hawaiian Islands

Sarah Courbis
Operations Coordinator, DNLR & Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary



The Condition and Trends of Hawaii's Forests:
A Report on the State of the `Aina in 2010

Ron Cannarella
Planning & Information Services Program Manager
Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources/Division of Forestry and Wildlife



Our Watersheds, Our Life

Christine Ogura
Natural Resources Planner, Hawaiian and Pacific Islands
National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Board Member, `Ohu `Ohu Ko`olau Inc.



Celebrating 30 Years of Environmental Education with the Hawai'i Nature Center

Jamie Nakama
Education Program Manager
Hawai'i Nature Center



Farm Bill Programs to Restore and Protect Hawai'i Ecosystems

Ben Schmidt
Assistant Director for Field Operations - Eastern Pacific, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service


A New View of the Forbidden Island - Soil Survey on Kaho'olawe

Dr. Cynthia Stiles
Assistant State Soil Scientist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service


2011: International Year of Forests - educating in and about one of the world's best classrooms

Michelle Gorham Jones
Information and Education Coordinator
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Division of Forestry and Wildlife


Stopping the Silent Invasion

Christy Martin
Public Information Officer
CGAPS-Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species


Effects of the March Tsunami on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Ray Born
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Permits Manager Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument