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ʻIke ʻĀina: Native Hawaiian (Indigenous) World Views––Moving Beyond Integration
Blane Benevedes1, Pelika Bertelmann2, Keoni Kuoha1, Maile Andrade3, Naia Lewis*1
1PMNM, USA, 2Na Maka O Papahanaumokuakea, USA, 3University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  FORUM: ʻIke ʻAina: Native Hawaiian (Indigenous) World Views––Moving Beyond Integration  -  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A bolt in time to save the Army's bottom line - Investigating the utility of automatic rat traps in Hawaii
Katie Franklin*1, Matthew Lucas2
1Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, USA, 2National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Managing Rodents and Felines  -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
A Chain of Detection Events: USGS Hawaiian Hoary Bat Acoustic Monitoring Efforts on State-Wide Scale
Corinna A. Pinzari1, Frank J. Bonaccorso2, Kristina M. Aiona*2, Christopher M. Todd1
1Hawai’i Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, USA, 2United States Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Kilauea Field Station, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A Land Conservation Plan Study for the Island of Hawai'i
Luciano Minerbi*, Sara Bolduc, Kloudil Hubbard
University of Hawaii, United States Minor Outlying Islands
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A landscape-based assessment of climate change vulnerability for native Hawaiian plants
Lucas Fortini*1, Jonathan Price3, James Jacobi2, Adam Vorsino4, Sam 'Ohukani'ohi'a Gon III5, Kevin Brink6, Fred Amidon4, Gregory Koob7, Eben Paxton2, Steve Miller4
1Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative, USA, 2US Geological Survey, USA, 3University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 4US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, 5The Nature Conservancy, USA, 6Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, 7USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
A model of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) habitat and movement in the oceanic North Pacific
Melanie Abecassis*1, Inna Senina2, Patrick Lehodey2, Philippe Gaspar2, Denise Parker1, George Balazs3, Jeffrey Polovina3
1Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, USA, 2Collecte Localisation Satellites, France, 3Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
A proposed protocol for surveying for the ‘ope‘ape‘a or Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus)
Dave Johnston
H. T. Harvey & Associates, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Native Trees and Bats  -  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
A sediment management technique from Vanuatu which could have application for Hawaiian coral reef protection
Don Miller
Farm Support Association, Vanuatu
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A Tale of Two Invaders and Two Islands: Fountain Grass and Ivy Gourd on Maui and Lāna‘i
Brooke Mahnken*, Teya Penniman, Mike Ade, Adam Radford
Maui Invasive Species Committee, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A tropical decision support tool to enhance management of Pacific Island ecosystems for resilience to climate change and invasive species
Richard MacKenzie*1, Christian Giardina1, Keith Reynolds2, Paul Hessburg3, Chris Heider4, Ed Salminen4, Nick Povak3, Ayron Strauch5
1USDA Forest Service, PSW, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, PNW, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USA, 3USDA Forest Service, PNW, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USA, 4Watersheds Professionals Network, USA, 5Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Abundance, distribution, and trends of the iconic Hawaiian Honeycreeper, the ‘I‘iwi
Eben H. Paxton*1, P. Marcos Gorresen2, Richard J. Camp2
1USGS Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 2Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Adapting Habitat Management to a Newly Colonized Indigenous Plant on Kure Atoll
Matthew Saunter*, Ilana Nimz, Naomi Worcester, Cynthia Vanderlip, Julia Parish, Amarisa Marie
State Of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources,Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Advanced Technology Solar Telescope Hawaiian Petrel Monitoring Project on Haleakala
Huisheng Chen*, Ciara Ganter, Jayson Panglao
ATST, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
An Invasive Species Management Plan for the University Managed Lands on Mauna Kea
Springer Kaye*1, Casper Vanderwoude2, Fritz Klasner3
1Big Island Invasive Species Committee, USA, 2Hawaii Ant Lab, USA, 3Office of Mauna Kea Management, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Anthropogenic Fire on Babeldaob Island, Palau
Julian Dendy*3, Tarita Holm1, Susan Cordell2, Christian Giardina2
1Palau Conservation Society, Palau, 2USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 3Coral Reef Research Foundation, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Fire Science and Management in the Pacific - Past, Present, and Future  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Are Invertebrate reintroductions analogous to disaster or the savoir of native ecosystems?
Dan Rubinoff
University of Hawaii, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Assembly Of Arthropod Communities In Hawaii: Can We Predict Future Response Given A Modified Dynamic?
Rosemary Gillespie*1, Curtis Ewing1, Daniel Gruner2, Kari Goodman1, John Harte1, Karl Magnacca5, Neo Martinez7, Rasmus Nielsen1, Patrick O'Grady1, Diana Percy3, Donald Price5, Dan Rabosky4, Kerry Shaw6, Andrew Rominger1, Darko Cotoras1
1University of California, USA, 2University of Maryland, USA, 3Natural History Museum, UK, 4University of Michigan, USA, 5University of Hawaii, USA, 6Cornell University, USA, 7Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Assessing Carbon Storage and Fluxes in Hawai’i: Impacts of Fire, Invasive Species and Climate Change on the Global Warming Potential
Christian Giardina*1, Elizabeth Boxler3, Susan Cordell1, Susan Crow4, Lucas Fortini5, Mark Fox6, J.B. Friday4, Tom Giambelluca4, Todd Hawbaker7, Flint Hughes1, Jim Jacobi2, Creighton Litton4, Rich MacKenzie1, Rebecca Ostertag8, Brad Reed9, Cynthia Stiles10, Rob Striegl9, Zhiliang Zhu9
1USDA Forest Service, USA, 2USGS, USA, 3DOFAW, USA, 4University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 5PICCC, USA, 6The Nature Conservancy, USA, 7USGS, USA, 8University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 9USGS, USA, 10NRCS, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Assisted Colonizations and Ecological Replacements: past, current, and future use of Conservation Introductions
Philip Seddon
Univeristy of Otago, New Zealand
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Associating genetic variation with climate variables in Hawaiian koa (Acacia koa)
Christina Liang*1, Jessica Wright2, Hardeep Rai3, Nicklos Dudley4, Tyler Jones4, Aileen Yeh4, Paul Gugger5, Victoria Sork0
1USDA Forest Service, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, USA, 3Utah State University, USA, 4Hawaiʻi Agriculture Research Center, USA, 5University of California at Los Angeles, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Attack of the Clone: Humans Rally to Protect Ka‘ala from an Invasive Moss
Amanda Hardman*1, Stephanie Joe2, Jane Beachy2, Gabrielle Schuerger1, Kimberly Welch2, Celeste Ventresca2
1State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA, 2Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit Oahu Army Natural Resource Program, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Automatic rat traps are not automatic rat control: Considerations for implementing Goodnature® automatic rat traps in remote areas in Hawaii.
Matthew Lucas*, John Carl Watson
National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Avian Disease Assessment at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge
Dennis LaPointe*1, Carter Atkinson1, Eszter Adany2, John Klavitter3
1U.S. Geological Survey, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, 3U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Big Ocean network: a shared research agenda for large-scale marine protected areas
Daniel Wagner*1, Randall Kosaki1, 'Aulani Wilhelm1, Nai'a Lewis1, John Parks2
1NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, USA, 2Marine Management Solutions, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Building and Strengthening Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Institutions to Manage Threats to Cultural Landscapes
Mervyn Tano*2, Daniel Wildcat1
1Haskell Indian Nations University, USA, 2International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  WORKSHOP: Building and Strengthening Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Institutions to Manage Threats to Cultural Landscapes  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: Bright Spots in Hawaiʻi Leadership organized by Hawaiʻi Green Growth
Audrey Newman*1, Aulani Wilhelm3, Breanna Rose2, Chipper Wichman6, Deanna Spooner7, Jackie Kozak Thiel9, Ken Kakesako11, Kim Ku'ulei Birnie12, Mark Fox13, Michelle Jones14, Pauline Sato15, Piia Aarma16, Sharon Moriwaki17, Amy Hennessey4, Brandon Lee4, Carol Fienga5, Emma Yuen8, June Matsumoto10
1Hawaii Green Growth & Global Island Partnership, USA, 2Hawaii Green Growth, USA, 3Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument & World Heritage Site, USA, 4Ulupono Initiative, USA, 5Kokua Hawaii Foundation, USA, 6National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA, 7Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative, USA, 8Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA, 9Hawaii Invasive Species Council, USA, 10Hawaii Convention Center, USA, 11Hawaii Department of Agriculture, USA, 12Polynesian Voyaging Society & Papa Ola Lokahi, USA, 13The Nature Conservancy, USA, 14Department of Land and Natural Resources; Hawaii Environmental Education Alliance, USA, 15Malama Learning Center & Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii, USA, 16Pineapple Tweed Public Relations & Marketing, USA, 17Hawaii Energy Policy Forum, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: Bright Spots in Hawaii Leadership (Part I)  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: Bright Spots in Hawaiʻi Leadership organized by Hawaiʻi Green Growth
Audrey Newman*1, Aulani Wilhelm3, Breanna Rose2, Chipper Wichman6, Deanna Spooner7, Jackie Kozak Thiel9, Ken Kakesako11, Kim Ku'ulei Birnie12, Mark Fox13, Michelle Jones14, Pauline Sato15, Piia Aarma16, Sharon Moriwaki17, Amy Hennessey4, Brandon Lee4, Carol Fienga5, Emma Yuen8, June Matsumoto10
1Hawaii Green Growth & Global Island Partnership, USA, 2Hawaii Green Growth, USA, 3Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument & World Heritage Site, USA, 4Ulupono Initiative, USA, 5Kokua Hawaii Foundation, USA, 6National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA, 7Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative, USA, 8Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA, 9Hawaii Invasive Species Council, USA, 10Hawaii Convention Center, USA, 11Hawaii Department of Agriculture, USA, 12Polynesian Voyaging Society & Papa Ola Lokahi, USA, 13The Nature Conservancy, USA, 14Department of Land and Natural Resources; Hawaii Environmental Education Alliance, USA, 15Malama Learning Center & Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii, USA, 16Pineapple Tweed Public Relations & Marketing, USA, 17Hawaii Energy Policy Forum, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: Bright Spots in Hawaii Leadership (Part II)  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Burritos, Cones, and Candy Wrappers: An interactive key to Hawaiian Fancy-cased caterpillars and moths (Cosmopterigidae: Hyposmocoma)
William Haines*, Daniel Rubinoff
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Can Koloa maoli movement patterns provide insight into wetland habitat connectivity in the Hawaiian Islands?
Christopher Malachowski*, Bruce Dugger
Oregon State University, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Change in Avian Malaria Prevalence at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge from 1998 to 2012.
Jacqueline Gaudioso*1, Dennis LaPointe1, Carter Atkinson1, Ezster Adany2, Kathleen Hayes2
1U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Changes in distribution and abundance of Hylaeus bees on Oahu and Hawaii: implications for conservation and management
Karl Magnacca*, Cynthia King
Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cleaning Up with Kalo: How Restoring He'eia Wetlands through Native Hawaiian Taro Farming Affects Water Quality
Jennifer Fung*1, Florence Thomas2, Atsuko Fukunaga2
1University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, 2Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, 3Hawaii Sea Grant, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Coming to Consensus on Reducing Bycatch of Hawaii’s False Killer Whales
Nancy Young
NOAA Fisheries, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Connecting Resource Managers, Educators, and Local Communities in Planning and Implementing Climate Change Adaptation Efforts in the Pacific Island Region
Art Sussman*1, Willy Kostka2, Lisa Andon3
1WestEd, USA, 2Micronesia Conservation Trust, Federated States of Micronesia, 3Micronesia Conservation Trust, Federated States of Micronesia
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Connecting Resource Managers, Educators, and Local Communities in Planning and Implementing Climate Change Adaptation Efforts in the Pacific Island Region  -  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Conservation biology's role in understanding and addressing outdoor cats in Hawaii
Christopher Lepczyk1, George Wallace*1
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2American Bird Conservancy, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Feral Cats  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Conservation Council for Hawai'i - 63 Years of Conservation & the Roll of Non-Profit Organizations in the Conservation Movement
Marjorie Ziegler
Conservation Council for Hawai'i, United States Minor Outlying Islands
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Conservation Successes Through Contracting: The New Trend In Conservation
Eldridge Naboa*, Lei Leong, Sean Moura, Gerry Kahookano
Pono Pacific Land Management, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Coral disease prevalence in Oahu's Marine Life Conservation Districts
Maya Walton*, Cynthia Hunter, Greta Aeby
University of Hawaii Manoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Coral Reef Fish Markets in the Hawaiian Islands
Nicole Milne1
1Okupukupu Consulting, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: Emerging Insights from Experts  -  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Coral Reef Restoration Using the Native Collector Urchin, Tripneustes gratilla, in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu
Frank Mancini*, Jonathan Blodgett
DLNR - Division of Aquatic Resources, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Watershed & Marine Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Creating Comprehensive Protected Areas: The Ecology of the Pūpūkea Tide Pools and Their Value within a Marine Life Conservation District
Anne Rosinski
University of Miami, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cross-sector Dialogue Regarding Hawaii’s Legal and Policy Options to Respond to Climate Change: Coping with Decreased Water Supplies
Tom Giambelluca*1, Barry Usagawa2, William Tam3, Richard Wallsgrove4
1University of Hawaii Manoa Dept. of Geography, USA, 2Honolulu Board of Water Supply, USA, 3Commission on Water Resource Management, USA, 4Blue Planet Foundation, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Cross-sector Dialogue Regarding Hawaii’s Legal and Policy Options to Respond to Climate Change: Coping with Decreased Water Supplies  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Cultivating Sustainability: A Virtual Farm Tour Featuring Sustainable Agriculture Practices
Jean Brokish*1, Lisa Zeman3, Puaonaona Stibbard7, Fred Lau4, Jonas Otsuji6, Mary Wilkowski5, Kim Coffee-Isaak2
1Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council, USA, 2Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii, USA, 3Oahu Fresh, USA, 4Mari's Gardens, USA, 5HI Tea-Shop, USA, 6Otsuji Farms, USA, 7Soil and Water Conservation Districts, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Cultivating Sustainability: A Virtual Farm Tour Featuring Sustainable Agriculture Practices  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Current Distribution and Abundance of the O'ahu ‘Elepaio
Eric VanderWerf*1, Michael Lohr1, Andrew Titmus1, Philip Taylor2, Matthew Burt2
1Pacific Rim Conservation, USA, 2Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Determining the Current Status of Iliahi and Exploring Regulation, Management, and Conservation Options through Public Surveys
Hannah Bergemann
Kupu, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Developing dependable monitoring strategies for nest boxes to aid in the recovery of an endangered endemic species
Adam Elzinga*, Barbara Heindl, Lisa Crampton
Kauai Forest Bird Recovery Project, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Digitization initiatives at the Bishop Museum: baseline data for conservation in the Pacific
Shelley James*, Barbara Kennedy, Richard Pyle, Robert Whitton, Clyde Imada, Nicole Shun, Benjamin Brown
Bishop Museum, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Discovery and Management Implications of an Invasive Beetle Trechus obtusus at Lake Wai'au, Mauna Kea, Hawaii
Jessica Kirkpatrick*1, Jesse Eiben2, Fritz Klasner1, Cynthia King3
1Office of Mauna Kea Management, USA, 2UH Manoa Insect Museum, CTAHR, PEPS Dept., USA, 3State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
"Documenting Acoustic Variability Among Hawaii ‘Amakihi Populations on Windward Hawaii Island"
Joshua Pang-Ching*, Patrick Hart
University of Hawaii at Hilo Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) M.S. Program, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dolphin SMART: A conservation program helping both local businesses and wild dolphins in Hawaii
Laura McCue
NOAA Fisheries Service, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dorsal Fin Disfigurements of Melon-Headed Whales (Peponocephala electra) in Hawai‘i as Evidence of Anthropogenic Interactions
Jessica M. Aschettino*1, Jessica M. Aschettino2, Robin W. Baird2, Daniel L. Webster2, Gregory S. Schorr2, Kristi L. West1
1Hawai‘i Pacific University, USA, 2Cascadia Research Collective, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ecological and economic aspects of restoring a Hawaiian dry lowland ecosystem dominated by the invasive grass Megathyrsus maximus
Kelly Powell*, Creighton Litton, Kirsten Oleson, Lisa Ellsworth, Selita Ammondt
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ecological impacts of a non-native amphibian (coqui frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui) along an elevational gradient on Hawai‘i Island
Jonathan D. Marshall*1, James A. Stilley1, Christina T. Liang2
1University of Hawai'i at Hilo, USA, 2Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ecological Restoration at the Kanakaleonui Bird Corridor on Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i
Cheyenne Perry0
1Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance, USA, 2Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, USA, 3Wildlife Conservation Society, USA, 4Watershed Partnerships Program, USA, 5Three Mountain Alliance, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Economic impacts, social implications and management trade-offs for LFA on the Big Island
Michael Motoki*1, Donna Lee2, PingSun Leung1, Stuart Nakamoto0
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2DJL Economic Consulting, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Little Fire Ant, Big Problems  -  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Effect of Prey Abundance on Seasonal Movements of the Hawaiian Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus)
Christopher M. Todd*1, Frank J. Bonaccorso2, Patrick J. Hart1, Corinna A. Pinzari1
1Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, 2Pacific Islands Ecosystem Research Center, U. S. Geological Survey, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Native Trees and Bats  -  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Effects and interactions of mean annual rainfall and land-use change on fecal indicator bacteria load in tropical rivers
Ayron Strauch*1, Richard MacKenzie2, Gregory Bruland3, Christian Giardina2
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, USA, 3Principia College, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
ERADICATING BLACK RATS FROM MOKU‘AUIA ISLAND AFTER A REINVASION
Lindsay Young*1, Amarisa Marie2, Michael Lohr1, David Smith2, Jaap Eijzenga3, Eric VanderWerf1
1Pacific Rim Conservation, USA, 2Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA, 3SWCA Environmental Consultants, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Managing Rodents and Felines  -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Estimation of food consumption by Hawaiian monk seals relative to ecosystem biomass and fisheries overlap in the main Hawaiian Islands
Rachel Sprague*1, Charles Littnan2, Jeffrey Walters1
1NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office, USA, 2NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Examining Future Fire Weather Scenarios in Hawai‘i: Impacts of Future Climate Change on the Frequency of Severe Fire Weather Days
Andrew Pierce*1, Susan Cordell2, Creighton Litton1, Christian Giardina2
1University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Fire Science and Management in the Pacific - Past, Present, and Future  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
EXPERIMENTAL REMOVAL OF THE INTRODUCED PREDATOR CEPHALOPHOLIS ARGUS IN PUAKO, HAWAII: A COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACH TO CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION
Chad Wiggins*1, Eric Conklin2, Chad Wiggins2, Alan Friedlander3, Kosta Stamoulis3
1University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, 2The Nature Conservancy, USA, 3USGS, Hawai‘i Cooperative Fisheries Research Unit, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Watershed & Marine Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Expressing Aloha 'Aina by Embracing Cultural Heritage and Place-Based Knowledge in Contemporary Ecosystem-Based Management
Allen Tom*1, Adam Pack2, Walter Ritte2, Kehau Watson2, William Aila3
1Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Pacific Islands Region, USA, 2Sanctuary Advisory Council, USA, 3Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  FORUM: Expressing Aloha 'Aina by Embracing Cultural Heritage and Place-Based Knowledge in Contemporary Ecosystem-Based Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fantasy football: A trait-based approach for species choice in restoration
Laura Warman*1, Susan Cordell1, Becky Ostertag2, Jodie Schulten2, Amanda Uowolo1, Peter Vitousek3
1USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 3Stanford University, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
FEEDING THE FUTURE:  MAXIMIZING THE POTENTIAL FOR MARINE AQUACULTURE IN THE U.S. PACIFIC ISLANDS, WHILE MINIMIZING THE RISKS.
Alan Everson
NOAA/NMFS, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Fire Management Parallels between Hawai'i and Arnhem Land, Australia
Clay Trauernicht
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Fire Science and Management in the Pacific - Past, Present, and Future  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
First survival estimates for a highly endangered Kaua'i endemic bird, the Puaiohi
Lisa Crampton*1, Eric Vanderwerf2, Pauline Roberts3, Julia Diegmann1, David Leonard4
1Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA, 2Pacific Rim Conservation, USA, 3Sapphos Environmental Inc, USA, 4US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fish flow, seafood security, and coastal sustainability in Hawaiian communities
Jack Kittinger
Stanford University and Conservation International Hawaii Fish Trust, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: Emerging Insights from Experts  -  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Forty Years of Decline on Puakō's Coral Reefs
Dwayne Minton*, Eric Conklin, Pam Weiant, Charles Wiggins
The Nature Conservancy, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Forward Looking Infra-Red (FLIR) technology applications to ungulate management in Hawaii: a comparison of FLIR systems.
Francis Quitazol*1, Jake Muise2, Nicolai Barca1
1The Nature Conservancy, USA, 2Big Island Invasive Species Committee, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Tech Innovations  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
FSC certification in Hōnaunau Forest: a case study in consistency between conservation objectives and forest certification programs.
Thomas Baribault*, Nicholas Koch
Forest Solutions, Inc., USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Genetic Considerations for the Reintroduction Design of a Critically Endangered Plant, Schiedea kaalae (Caryophyllaceae)
Lauren Weisenberger
University of Hawaii, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Gigapan Robots: A cost effective way to monitor natural resource conservation goals
Lalasia Bialic-Murphy
Oahu Army Natural Resources, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Tech Innovations  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Growing Food trees and Native Hawaiian plants in Schools, Hawaiian Communities, Botanic gardens and in our neighborhoods
Heidi Bornhorst
Smart Trees Pacific, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Guam Community Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Engaging Guam Residents in Coral Reef Management
Marybelle Quinata
NOAA PIRO - Habitat Conservation Division, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hale ʻĀkoakoa Engaging communities in coastal resource management to initiate the evolution of how we care for our island home
Joanna Leialoha*0, Kamala Anthony0, Kawehi Kahanaoi0
1University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 2Hawaii Community College, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hawaii Association of Watershed Partnerships
Jennifer Higashino1, Colleen Cole2, Namaka Whitehead3, Chris Brocius2, Pamela Pogue4, Andrea Buckman*2, Kaleo Manuel5, Julie Cachola5
1USFWS, USA, 2RCUH, USA, 3Kamehemeha Schools, USA, 4County of Maui, USA, 5Department of Hawaiian Homelands, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  FORUM: Hawaii Association of Watershed Partnerships  -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Hawaii Environmental Funders Forum - An overview and evaluation of Hawaii's funding landscape
Eric Co*1, Josh Stanbro2, Scott Bloom3, Kathy Chaston4, Stephanie Lum-King Bennett4, Robin Midkiff5, Darren Lerner6, Neil Hannahs7, Hawley Iona8, Michael Hamnett9, Jason Philibotte10
1Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, USA, 2Hawaii Community Foundation, USA, 3NOAA-NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), USA, 4NOAA-NOS Pacific Services Center (PSC), USA, 5Atherton Family Foundation, USA, 6University of Hawaii SeaGrant, USA, 7Kamehameha Schools, USA, 8Office of Hawaiian Affairs, USA, 9Hawaii Coral Reef Research Initiative (HCRI), USA, 10Conservation International Hawaii Fish Trust (CI-HFT), USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Hawaii Environmental Funders Forum - An overview and evaluation of Hawaii's funding landscape  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hawaii Watershed Portal: A Website for Conservation Field Staff
Stephanie Tom
The Nature Conservancy, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Tech Innovations  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hawaiian Grown Christmas Trees: A Solution to Imported Pests?
Elizabeth Boxler*, Sheri Mann, Melissa Sprecher
Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hawai‘i's avian extinction crisis and the need for novel conservation approaches
George Wallace
American Bird Conservancy, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hawaii's strategy for managing aquatic hitchhikers
Sonia Gorgula1
1Department of Land and Natural Resource, USA, 2Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit of the University of Hawaii, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Watershed & Marine Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
HCC Data Hui. A Data Discovery and Collaboration Workshop.
HCA Effective Conservation Program Subcommittee
Hawaii Conservaton Alliance, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  WORKSHOP: HCC Data Hui  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
High Resolution Land Cover Data for the State of Hawaii
Ben Reder
NOAA Pacific Services Center, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Historical spread, management response, and technological innovations for LFA in the Pacific Region.C. Vanderwoude and G. Morton
Casper Vanderwoude*1, Gary Morton0
1University of Hawaii, USA, 2Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Little Fire Ant, Big Problems  -  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hoʻoulu Lāhui, Hoʻōla ʻĀina:  Navigating with island communities to enact bold and innovative conservation initiatives
Ed Misaki*1, Opu'ulani Albino2, Kaeo Duarte6, Kawika Burgess6, Lei Keakealani Lightner3, Kekaulike Tomich3, Nohea Kaawa4, John Replogle5
1The Nature Conservancy, USA, 2'Aha Kiole o Molokai, USA, 3Kaupulehu Marine Advisory Committee, USA, 4Three Mountain Alliance, USA, 5The Nature Conservancy, USA, 6Kamehameha Schools, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  FORUM: Hoʻoulu Lâhui, Hoʻôla ʻÂina:  Navigating with island communities to enact bold and innovative conservation initiatives  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
How much land is needed for hunting in Hawai‘i?
Steven Hess*1, James Jacobi2
1U.S. Geological Survey Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 2U.S. Geological Survey Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
How the Endangered Species Act Protects Marine Species for Future Generations
Krista Graham
NOAA Fisheries, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Identifying Mechanisms of Carbon Sequestration in Volcanic Ash-Derived Soils of Hawaiʻi across a 5.2°C Mean Annual Temperature Gradient
Michelle Lazaro*1, Susan Crow1, Creighton Litton1, Christian Giardina2, Jon Wells1
1Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Impacts of climate change on food resources of native atyid shrimp and invasive caddisfly larvae in Hawaiian streams
Michael Riney
University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Incorporating Cultural Concerns in Marine Resource Management: Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin Habitat Conservation Efforts
Jayne LeFors
NOAA Fisheries Service, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Incursion of Invasive Ants into National Park of American Samoa
Robert Peck*1, Paul Banko2
1Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 2U.S. Geological Survey, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Infestation of Halapepe (Pleomele hawaiiensis) by banana moth (Opogona sacchari) at Pu'uwa'awa'a, Hawaii
Elliott Parsons*1, Edith Adkins1, Lyman Perry1, Cynthia King2, Pat Conant3, Arnold Hara4
1Division of Forestry and Wildlife, DLNR, USA, 2Division of Forestry and Wildlife, DLNR, USA, 3State of Hawaii, Department of Agriculture, USA, 4University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Initial testing of two new insects for the biological control of Miconia calvescens
Kenneth Puliafico*, Tracy Johnson
US Forest Service, IPIF, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Insect Conservation in Hawai'i:  Strategies and recommendations for Land Managers
Matthew Medeiros*1, Raina Kaholoa'a2, William Haines3, Paul Krushelnycky3
1Urban School of San Francisco, USA, 2Haleakala National Park, USA, 3University of Hawaii, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Integrated Landscape Indicators and development of Biocriteria to Evaluate the Health of Linked Watersheds and Coral Reefs in Hawai‘i. 
Ku‘ulei S. Rodgers*1, Micheal H. Kido2, Paul L. Jokiel1, Tim Edmonds2, Jason S. Rodgers1
1University of Hawai'i, HIMB, USA, 2UH CTAHR, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to the Snail Extinction Prevention Program (SEP)
David Sischo
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources - Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Invertebrate diversity and biomass across a Hawaiian stream rainfall gradient: Effects of climate change on native aquatic-linked Macrofauna food resources
Therese Frauendorf*1, Richard MacKenzie2, Patra Foulk2, Greg Bruland1
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2USDA Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Investigating the effect of invasive plant removal on native forest birds on Kaua‛i
Christine Alevizos2, Nicki Ozaki*1, Lisa Cramption1, Kathryn Cassel2, Steve Montgomery0
1Department of Forestry and Wildlife, USA, 2Koke'e Resource Conservation Program, USA, 3University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Investigating the Influence of Kiawe (Prosopis pallida) and Milo (Thespesia populnea) on Carbon and Nutrient Inputs into Hawaiian Anchialine Ponds
Kehau Nelson-Kaula*1, Rebecca Ostertag1, Flint Hughes2
1University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 2Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USDA Forest Service, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Island Leadership in Defining the New "Green (and Blue) Economy"
Allen Tom1, Andrew Rossiter*3, Noelani Schilling-Wheeler2, Kelly Hoen4, Neil Hannahs5
1NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, USA, 2Oahu Visitors Bureau, USA, 3Waikiki Aquarium, USA, 4The Royal Hawaiian, USA, 5Land Assets Division of Kamehameha Schools, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Tourism and the Environment  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Japan Tsunami Marine Debris in Hawaiʻi: Planning for the unknown
Sonia Gorgula*1, Carey Morishige2
1Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, 2NOAA Marine Debris Program / IM Systems Group, Inc., USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Kūkulu Ke Ea A Kanaloa: Coastal Wetland Restoration at Kaukaukapapa, Kaho`olawe
James Bruch*, Paul Higashino, Lyman Abbott, Lopaka White
Kaho`olawe Island Reserve Commission, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ka ʻIke a ka Makua he Hei na ke Keiki - Generational Considerations for Biocultural Resource Adaptation Planning
Stanton Enomoto1
1Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative, USA, 2National Park Service, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Kahalu`u Bay Education Center: Respecting the Reef, Empowering a Community
Cindi Punihaole, Matthew Connelly*
The Kohala Center, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kahua Aʻo: A Learning Foundation: Using Hawaiian Language Newspaper Articles for Place and Culture-based Geoscience Teacher Education and Curriculum Development
Iāsona Ellinwood*, Lindsey Spencer, Johanna Stone
University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Kauai Mongoose: Can We Eradicate Them?
Theresa Menard*1, Keren Gundersen2, John Chapman3
1The Nature Conservancy, USA, 2Kauai Invasive Species Committee, USA, 3National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ka'upulehu: An experiment in community-based marine resource management
Melissa Van Der Merwe, Charlotte Leger*
Hualalai Natural Resources Department, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Know Your Fisherman, Know Your Fish: Engagingthe Fish-Eating Public through the Community Supported Fishery (CSF) Model
Alan Lovewell
Local Catch Monterey Bay, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: Emerging Insights from Experts  -  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA): Grassroots Growing Through Shared Kuleana-- Highlighting the E Alu Pū Network
Mac Poepoe*, Hi'ilei Kawelo, Presley Wann, Leinani Navas-Loa, Christine Costales, Alex Connelly
Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA), USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  FORUM: Kuaʻâina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA): Grassroots Growing Through Shared Kuleana-- Highlighting the E Alu Pű Network  -  2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Learning from Traditional Ecological Knowledge to understand Climate Change Impacts and Preserve Key Cultural and Natural Resources in Ka‘ūpūlehu
Ku'ulei Keakealani2, Hannah Springer3, Yvonne Yarber Carter2, Pelika Bertelmann2, Heather McMillen*1, Tamara Ticktin1
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2Kaupulehu Interpretive Center, USA, 3Kukuiohiwai, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Life History Characteristics of Exotic Fish Species in a Managed Wetland in Hanalei NWR, Kauai
Patra Foulk*1, James MaCully2, Richard MacKenzie1, Kimberly Uyehara2
1USDA Forest Service Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 2Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Linked in to the forest: real-time technology for early ungulate detection and rapid response
Alison Cohan*1, Melissa Fisher2, Linda Schubert3
1The Nature Conservancy, Maui Program, USA, 2The Nature Conservancy, Kauai Program, USA, 3The Nature Conservancy, Kauai Program, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  FORUM: Linked in to the forest: real-time technology for early ungulate detection and rapid response  -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Long-term trends in reef fish abundance at Puakō and Pauoa Fishery Management Areas, west Hawaii Island.
Jill Zamzow*1, William Walsh2
1Pacific Islands Fishery Science Center, USA, 2Division of Aquatic Resources, DLNR, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Low Heterozygosity Suggests Inbreeding Depression in Declining Populations of Wild and Captive-Bred Hawaiian Tree Snails Achatinella lila and Achatinella sowerbyana
Melissa Price*, Michael Hadfield
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kewalo Marine Laboratory, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Māhuahua ʻAi o Hoi: Loʻi Kalo Restoration as a Strategy for Enhancing Hyrdological and Ecological Function in the Heʻeia Wetlands
Jonathan Kanekoa Kukea-Shultz*, Janice Renee Yoshioka
Kako`o `Oiwi, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mālama kekahi i kekahi: restoring pono thru opening gates to aloha ʻāina based cultural groups.
Kaleomanuiwa Wong
OANRP, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Makauwahi Cave, Kaua`i:  Paleoecology Supports  Ecological Analogues and Assisted Colonization
David Burney*1, Lida Pigott Burney2
1National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA, 2Makauwahi Cave Reserve, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Managing for climate change: How lessons learned from the Hawaiian Archipelago could be applied to the Pacific Marine National Monuments.
Midori Akamine4, Dan Polhemus*3, Jim Potemra2, Jesse Souki1
1State of Hawaii - Office of Planning, USA, 2UH Manoa/IPRC, USA, 3USFWS, USA, 4NOAA Fisheries, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Managing for climate change: How lessons learned from the Hawaiian Archipelago could be applied to the Pacific Marine National Monuments.  -  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Mapping People to Places and Cultures: Using ArcGIS to Map Our Ahupuaʻa
Kellie Kong*1, Jennifer Kuwuhara2, Gandharva Mahina Hou Ross3, Manuel Jadulang4, Sabra Kauka5, Michelle Kapana-Baird6, Alyson Napua Barrows7, Matthew Kanemoto8, Chris Baird9
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2Mililani Middle School, USA, 3Molokai High School, USA, 4Honokaa High and Middle School, USA, 5Island School, USA, 6Kaiser High School, USA, 7Lihikai Elementary, USA, 8Kahuku High School, USA, 9Olomana School, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  FORUM: Mapping People to Places and Cultures: Using ArcGIS to Map Our Ahupuaʻa  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Maui Coral Reef Recovery Plan: Developing a Science-based, Community Driven Recovery Plan for Maui Reefs
Sarah McLane
Maui Nui Marine Resource Council, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Merging Seafood Security and Food Sovereignty Through Tactical Policy Activism
Ashley Lukens
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: Emerging Insights from Experts  -  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Mesophotic coral reef fish communities of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands:  endemic planktivore dominated assemblages
Randall Kosaki*1, Cori Kane2, Richard Pyle3, Daniel Wagner1
1NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, United States Minor Outlying Islands, 22Washington State University, USA, 3B.P. Bishop Museum, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monitoring and mangement of Myoporum thrips, a pest of naio in Hawaii
Cynthia King*1, Leyla Kaufman2, Elliott Parsons3
1State of Hawaii, DLNR-DOFAW, USA, 2University of Hawaii, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, USA, 3State of Hawaii, DLNR-DOFAW, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Monitoring Disturbance via Photo/Vegetation Plots
Jacob Duros*, Kianoa Marchello
West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monitoring Endangered Seabirds in Upper Limahuli
Andre Raine2
1University of Hawaii, USA, 2DOFAW, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Monitoring for shifts in benthic change in Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa
Rocco Tinitali*, Kelley Anderson Tagarino
American Samoa Community College, American Samoa
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Movement and Habitat use of Endangered and Migratory Birds on James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge
Jared Underwood*1, Lee Tibbitts2, Oliva Bailey1, Mike Silbernagle3, Aaron Nadig1, Joy Hiromasa1
1USFWS, USA, 2USGS Alaska Science Center, USA, 3USFWS, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Movement of Cultured and Wild Opakapaka (Pristipomoides filamentosus) in their Nursery Habitat
Frank Parrish*1, Nicholas Hayman1, Christopher Kelley2, Raymond Boland1
1Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, 2570 Dole Street, USA, 2University of Hawaii, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Nahululeihiwakuipapa (Students, Stewards, and Emerging Professionals): Building Conservation Legacies through Ka ‘Imi ‘Ike (Knowledge Seeking) and Kahu Hoʻīlina (Stewardship).
Ulu Ching*1, Marion Ano2
1University of Hawaii Hilo, USA, 2The Hawaii Conservation Alliance, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  WORKSHOP: Nahululeihiwakuipapa (Students, Stewards, and Emerging Professionals): Building Conservation Legacies through Ka ‘Imi ‘Ike (Knowledge Seeking) and Kahu Hoʻîlina (Stewardship)  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Nana i ke kumu: Look to the source:Understanding our role in the culinary sector to connect community, food, and education.
Mark Noguchi
Pili Hawai`i, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: Emerging Insights from Experts  -  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Native arthropod community structure, function and conservation
Paul Krushelnycky
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Native moth causes record defoliation of Hawai‘i Island koa forest
Cynthia King*1, Robert Hauff1, William Haines2, J. B. Friday3, Robert Peck4, Paul Banko5
1DLNR-DOFAW, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, USA, 3University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Cooperative Extension Service, USA, 4University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, 5U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Native Plant Recruitment Increases Following Rat Eradication in the Pacific
Coral Wolf*3, Hillary Young2, Alexander Wegmann3, Kelly Newton1, Matthew McKown1, Nick Holmes3, Bernie Tershy1, Donald Croll1
1University of California Santa Cruz, USA, 2Smithsonian Institution, USA, 3Island Conservation, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Managing Rodents and Felines  -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
NOAA’s Sentinel Sites Program’s Hawaiian Cooperative – Bringing Communities and Government Together to Address Climate Change Risks
Doug Harper*, Jean Tanimoto
NOAA, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Novel Solutions for the Conservation of Hawaii's Forest Birds
Sheila Conant
University of Hawaii, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Overcoming challenges to arthropod conservation
William Haines*1, Matthew Medeiros2, Raina Kaholoaa3, Paul Krushelnycky1, Cynthia King0
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2The Urban School of San Francisco, USA, 3Haleakala National Park, USA, 4Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phenology of nectar availability from dominant plant species on the eastern flank of Mauna Loa
Mark Kapono*1, Paul Banko2, Kelsie Ernsberger3, Claire Steele3
1Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 2U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 3Kupu Hawai‘i/Americorps, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Physical, Chemical, and Microbial Characteristics of Soils Under Native Versus Invasive Plants on Lanai, Hawaii
Zane de la Cruz*, Maribeath Watwood, Karen
Northern Arizona University, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Place-based Disaster Resilience: A Cross-Island Approach to Navigating Socio-Ecological Transformations in Communities in Hawai'i
Sarah Henly-Shepard*1, Makaala Ka'aumoana2
1Disaster Resilience, L.L.C., USA, 2Hanalei Watershed Hui, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Planning for Kaua`i's first predator proof fence at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
Lindsay Young*1, Jessica Behnke1, George Wallace2, Shannon Smith3, Kimberly Uyehara3, André Raine4
1Pacific Rim Conservation, USA, 2American Bird Conservancy, USA, 3US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, 4Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Plants as Analogues: Natural, Novel, or Nonsense?
Jonathan Price
University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Please Don’t Hug the Dolphins: Visitor attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors regarding marine wildlife and implications for communication strategies
Jennifer Bernstein1, Sarah Courbis*2, Elia Herman2, Trisha Kehaulani Watson3, Alison Rieser1
1University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, 2Department of Land & Natural Resources, USA, 3Honua Consulting, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pohaku: foundations of natural history and culture laid by Joseph Francis Rock (1884-1962)
Steven L. Montgomery*1, Christopher Dunn0, Alvin Yoshinaga0, Paul Weissich0, Charles Chipper Wichman0, Paul Harris0
1Ahahui Malama I Ka Lokahi, USA, 2UH Lyon Arboretum, USA, 3UH Lyon Arboretum, USA, 4Honolulu Botanic Gardens RET., USA, 5National Tropoical Botanical Garden, USA, 6People and Places Production, Germany
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Post Fire Management in Hawai'i - A Case Study from Kaua'i 2012
Sheri Mann
Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forest and Wildlife, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Fire Science and Management in the Pacific - Past, Present, and Future  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Predicting effects of climate change: Ecosystem drivers in the Hawaiian subalpine shrubland
Alison Ainsworth*3, Melissa Simon1, Colin Phifer1, Colin Meston2, Woody Mallinson2
1NPS Inventory & Monitoring, USA, 2NPS Haleakala National Park, USA, 3University of Hawaii Botany / NPS Inventory & Monitoring, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Preference for native and non-native seedlings by introduced slug and snail herbivores in Hawaii
Aaron Shiels*1, Martin Ennis2, Laura Shiels3
1USDA National Wildlife Research Center, USA, 2College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 3Biology Department, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Premature Decline of Ecosystem Structure and Plant-available Phosphorus on a Dryland Chronosequence in Hawai'i
Kealoha Kinney*1, James Kellner1, Greg Asner3, Oliver Chadwick4, Susan Cordell2, Katherine Heckman5, Sara Hotchkiss6, Marjeta Jeraj6, Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin3, David Knapp3, Erin Questad2, Jarrod Thaxton7, Frank Trusdell8
1University of Maryland, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 3Carnegie Institution for Science, USA, 4University of California, USA, 5USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, USA, 6University of Wisconsin, USA, 7University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, 8US Geological Survey, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Fire Science and Management in the Pacific - Past, Present, and Future  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Preventing island extinctions: knowledge products in support of invasive vertebrate removal from islands
Nick Holmes*1, Brad Keitt1, Dena Spatz2, Kelly Newton2, Don Croll2, Bernie Tershy2, Shyama Pagad3, Stuart Butchart4
1Island Conservation, USA, 2Coastal and Conservation Action Laboratory, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA, 3IUCN Invasive Species Specialist Group, New Zealand, 4BirdLife International, UK
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Prioritizing Watersheds from a Water Supply Perspective:  Balancing Recharge, Production, Water Quality and Stakeholder Needs for Protection and Restoration Efforts
Nancy Matsumoto*, Amy Tsuneyoshi
Honolulu Board of Water Supply, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Projecting shifts of Hawaiian forest bird distribution under climate change
Lucas Fortini*1, Fred Amidon3, Adam Vorsino3, Eben Paxton2, James Jacobi2
1Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative, USA, 2US Geological Survey, USA, 3US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Propagating a vulnerable Hawaiian plant: Solanum nelsonii
Victoria Stout*1, Tamara Sherrill0
1DLNR/DOFAW, United States Minor Outlying Islands, 2Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, United States Minor Outlying Islands
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Propagation of Hawaiian Dryland Forest Threatened and Endangered Species for Habitat Suitability Modeling: Sharing of Mana'o Gathered from Local Experts
Amanda Uowolo*1, Erin Questad2, Susan Cordell1, James Kellner3, Samuel Brooks1, David Janas1, Kaulana Hinds1
1USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 2California State Polytechnic University, USA, 3University of Maryland, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Proposed Forest Legacy Conservation Easement to protect Yela Valley, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
Kathleen Friday
USDA Forest Service, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Proposed release of a new biocontrol for weedy melastomes
M. Tracy Johnson
USDA Forest Service, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Protection and restoration of Auwahi forest, an update.
Sumner Erdman*1, Arthur Medeiros2, Pardee Erdman1
1Ulupalakua Ranch, USA, 2U.S. Geological Survey, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Public relations, education, and outreach strategies for LFA on the Big Island and Maui
Lissa Strohecker*1, Page Else2, Teya Penniman1, Springer Kaye2
1Maui Invasive Species Committee, United States Minor Outlying Islands, 2Big Island Invasive Species Committee, United States Minor Outlying Islands
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Little Fire Ant, Big Problems  -  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Quantification of the Arthropod Biodiversity in the Alpine Region of Mauna Kea, Hawaii
Jesse Eiben
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Quantifying Wedge-tailed Shearwater Road Mortality Along Southeastern O'ahu, Hawai'i (2011-2012)
Devon Francke*1, Daniel Rapp2, Sarah Youngren2, John Johnson2, Keith Swindle3, David Hyrenbach2, Norma Creps4
1Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge, USA, 2Hawai'i Pacific University, Marine Science Programs at Oceanic Institute, USA, 3United States Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, 4Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Reaching humane solutions to feral cat and endangered species conflicts: Issues across time and space
Loyal Mehrhoff*1, Darcy Hu2
1US Fish & Wildlife Service, USA, 2National Park Service, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Feral Cats  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Reef Flat Recovery Following Large-scale Removal of Invasive Algae from Maunalua Bay, O‘ahu
Leilani Warren*1, Dwayne Minton1, David Spafford3, Leighton Taylor2, Eugene Gleason2, Eric Conklin1, Ralph Dykes2, Ramona Sayre2, Jeff Sayre2, Kimo Franklin2, Manuel Mejia1
1The Nature Conservancy, USA, 2Malama Maunalua, USA, 3University of Hawaii at Manoa, Botany Department, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Watershed & Marine Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Relating recreation and research: Assessing the reliability of coral reef ecosystem health and monitoring data derived from volunteers
Rachel Knapstein*, Catherine Unabia
Hawaii Pacific University, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Replacing post-sugar fallow lands with diversified agroforestry on the Hāmākua Coast
Thomas Baribault
Forest Solutions, Inc., USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Response of an Endemic Bird Population to a Rat Reinvasion and Subsequent Eradication on Ulva Island, New Zealand
Bryce Masuda*, Ian Jamieson
University of Otago, New Zealand
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Response of Hawaiian reef coral Montipora capitata to temperature, irradiance and pCO2
Keisha Rodriguez*1, Paul Jokiel2, Ku'ulei Rodgers2
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Restoration and Management of a Montane Dry Forest on Hawai'i Island
Melissa Tavares
University of Hawai'i at Hilo, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Restoring Dryland Forests From the Soil Up
David Janas*, Susan Cordell, Amanda Uowolo, Rachel Thiet
US Forest Service Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Results of a 32-Year Program to Eradicate Ungulates to Protect the Endangered Palila and its Critical Habitat on Mauna Kea
Paul Banko*1, Steven Hess1, Paul Scowcroft2, Chris Farmer3, James Jacobi1, Robert Stephens4, Richard Camp5, David Leonard6, Kevin Brinck5
1U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 2U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 3American Bird Conservancy, USA, 4Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, 5Hawai‘i Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, USA, 6U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Revealing unknown levels of diversity: Discovery of color change during life history of the endemic spider  Tetragnatha kamakou
Darko Cotoras*1, Rosemary Gillespie2
1Integrative Biology Dept. University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2Environmental Science, Policy & Management Dept. University of California, Berkeley, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Scaling Up Conservation: Eradicating Rats from Palmyra Atoll as Part of a Multinational, Multi-project Conservation Initiative
Alex Wegmann*1, Elizabeth F Flint2, Mark Fox3, Gregg Howald1, Susan White2, Richard Griffiths1, Kim Hum3, Brad Keitt1
1Island Conservation, USA, 2US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, 3The Nature Conservancy, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Managing Rodents and Felines  -  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Science- based solutions" Climate change, Agriculture and Food security" for the rural poor and most vulnerable farmers in developing countries.
Manash Ronjan Bhadra
New Hope Media & Consultants, Bangladesh
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Science versus value judgements: is trouble brewing on New Zealand restoration islands?
David Towns0
1Department of Conservation, New Zealand, 2Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Terrestrial Restoration  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Seabird-friendly Lighting Strategies to Protect Hawaii's Nocturnal Seabirds
Paul Belson*, Adam Griesemer
DOFAW, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: An Interactive Talk Story Session on Solutions
Jack Kittinger*1, Jason Philibotte2, Ashley Lukens3, Nicole Milne4
1Stanford University, USA, 2Conservation International, Hawaii Fish Trust, USA, 3University of Hawaii, USA, 4The Kohala Center, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  FORUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: An Interactive Talk Story Session on Solutions  -  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Seafood Security Collaborative Research Project: involving local fishers in fisheries management.
Bart Wilcox, Mahana Gomes*
Hui Aloha Kīholo, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Seafood Security and Sustainability in the Hawaiian Islands: Emerging Insights from Experts  -  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Securing a future for endangered corals and monk seals
Miyoko Sakashita
Center for Biological Diversity, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sharing the science and sites of He‘eia Fishpond through the development and creation of Laulima a ke Pono" mobile application.
Judy Lemus*1, Marion Ano4, Alan Solidum4, Hiilei Kawelo3, Kelii Kotubetey3
1University of Hawaii, USA, 2Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, 3Paepae o Heeia, USA, 4Anti-social Labs, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Tech Innovations  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Solving the Mystery of Empty Forest Bird Nests on Kauai
Ruby Hammond*1, Jeffrey Foster2, Lisa Crampton1
1Kauai Forest Bird Recovery Project, USA, 2Northern Arizona University, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Marine Mammal Strandings in the Main Hawaiian Islands
Scott Bingo*, Qiu Yue
Hawaii Pacific University, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
STATUS of FOREST BIRDS in HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK
Richard Camp*1, Seth Judge2, Pat Hart3, Paul Banko4, Greg Kudray5
1University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, 2University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii-Pacific Islands Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, USA, 3University of Hawaii at Hilo, Department of Biology, USA, 4U.S. Geological Survey, USA, 5U.S. National Park Service, Inventory and Monitoring Program, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Survey of Roadside Alien Plants in and near Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park
Linda Pratt*1, Jim Jacobi2, Keali`i Bio3
1US Geological Survey, USA, 2US Geological Survey, USA, 3Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, UH Hilo, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Surveying Reefs for Resilience
Leilua Watson*, Quenana Failauga
American Samoa Community College, American Samoa
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sustainable Koa Forestry Depends on Superior Wood Quality in Young Trees
J. B. Friday*1, Eini Lowell2, Jan Wiedenbeck3
1University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service / Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, USA, 2United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Communities and Forest Management, USA, 3United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Northern Research Station, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Native Trees and Bats  -  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Teaching Change to Local Youth: Phenology, Climate Change and Citizen Science at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge
Scott Laursen*1, Creighton Litton1, Kainana Francisco2, Christian Giardina2, Steve Kendall3, Eben Paxton4, Colin Phifer5
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, USA, 2USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, USA, 3U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge, USA, 4U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 5University of Hawaii at Hilo, Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Graduate Program, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Temporal Patterns of Hawaiian Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) Echolocation Activity on Leeward Hawai'i Island
Corinna A. Pinzari*1, Kristina M. Aiona2, Frank J. Bonaccorso2
1Hawai’i Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, USA, 2United States Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Kilauea Field Station, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tern Island Field Station for the Good and Bad:  A Case Study of Data Management from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
Daniel Rapp*1, Sarah Youngren1, Paula Hartzell2, David Hyrenbach1
1Hawaii Pacific University, USA, 2USFWS, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Big Island Invasive Species Committee's Role in Early Detection and Rapid Response of Incipient Invasive Vertebrate Species
Raymond McGuire*, Jason Flemming, Shawn Okumura
Big Island Invasive Species Committee, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The connection between Sea Turtle Conservation and Food Security
Minling Pan
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Effects of Ungulate Exclusion on Vegetation in Lowland Diverse Mesic Forest at Mahanaloa in Kuia Natural Area Reserve, Kauai
Michelle Clark*1, Stephen Weller2, Ann Sakai2, David Lorence3, Natalia Tangalin3, Tim Flynn3, Kenneth Wood3, Wendy Kishida4, Christopher Mottley5, Mapuana O'Sullivan5, Kanoe Woodward5
1Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office, USA, 2University of California, USA, 3National Tropical Botanical Garden, USA, 4Kauai Plant Extinction Prevention Program, USA, 5Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Endangered Sphingid Manduca blackburni and How Biology is Interfacing With Developing Policy
Fern Duvall*1, Jay Penniman2, Cynthia King3
1awaii Department of land & Natural Resources, USA, 2Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii, USA, 3Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Invertebrates: Gems of Our Island Ecosystems  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Genuine Progress Indicator in Hawaii
Marcus Peng*1, Kirsten Oleson1, Regina Ostergaard-Klem2
1University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2Hawaii Pacific University, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Hawaii Coalition for the Protection of Cats and Wildlife: Working Together to Find Solutions for a Wicked Problem
Inga Gibson
The Humane Society of the United States, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Feral Cats  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Hawaiian Bird Conservation Action Plan
Eric VanderWerf*1, David Leonard2, Michael Green2
1Pacific Rim Conservation, USA, 2U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Forest Birds  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Human Ecological Footprint in Pre-Contact Hawaiʻi: Lessons for our changing island landscapes
Samuel Gon III*1, Stephanie Tom1, Andrew Choy2
1The Nature Conservancy, USA, 2Office of Hawaiian Affairs, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Our Changing Climate: Learning & Research  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
The Humĺtak Project: A Community Effort Restoring Guam’s Watersheds, Coral Reefs, and Fisheries
Austin J. Shelton*, Robert H. Richmond
Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Coral Reef Management & Science  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Impacts of Invasive Fish on Hawaiian Wetland Communities
James Macaulay*1, Patra Fulk2, Richard MacKenzie2, Kimberly Uyehara1
1USFWS, USA, 2US Forest Service, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The knowledge and perceptions of climate change among the public of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Rebecca Skeele1, Dana Okano*2
1Coastal Resources Mangement Office, Northern Mariana Islands, 2National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Northern Mariana Islands
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Micronesia Challenge:  Achievements and Lessons from a Multifaceted Initiative
Willy Kostka1, Lisa Andon*1, Steven Victor2, Peter Houk3, Yimnang Golbuu4, Umiich Sengebau5, Matt Lutkenhouse6
1Micronesia Conservation Trust, Federated States of Micronesia, 2The Nature Conservancy, Guam, 3University of Guam, Guam, 4Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, 5Palau Minister of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism, Palau, 6Rare Conservation, Palau
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  FORUM: The Micronesia Challenge: Achievements and Lessons from a Multifaceted Initiative  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The National Hydrography Dataset for the Pacific Region
Drew Decker
US Geological Survey, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Native Hawaiian Plan for Papahānaumokuākea: Practicing mālama 'āina in a contemporary context
Keoni Kuoha
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument/ONMS, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  FORUM: The Native Hawaiian Plan: Enhancing resource management through Hawaiian knowledge  -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Pacific Regional Ocean Uses Atlas: Using participatory GIS to incorporate traditional knowledge into ocean management
Hugo Selbie*1, Mimi D'Iorio2, Jordan Gass3
1NOAA Coastal Services Center, USA, 2NOAA Marine Protected Areas Center, USA, 3NOAA Marine Protected Areas Center, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Past Informs Our Future: Pacific Historical Aerial Imagery Inventory and Digitization Project
Benjamin Reder*1, Ronald J. Cannarella Cannarella0
1NOAA Pacific Services Center, USA, 2Department of Land and Natrural Resources, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Power of Storytelling: Authentic and cost-effective multimedia strategies to market and promote collaborative conservation
Rob Holmes
GLP Films / Green Living Project, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Community Innovations  -  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Use of Low-Cost Temperature Sensors as a Proxy for Current Mapping at Reef Sites
Ariel Simons, Benjamin Katz*
Reefquest, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Value of Intensive Surveys of Alien Species: the Kahului Airport Experience
Francis Howarth0
1Bishop Museum, USA, 2Hawaii Department of Agriculture, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Advancing Biosecurity  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Understanding Hawai'i Resource Users' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Coral Reefs in South Kohala
Cynthia Grace-McCaskey, Leila Sievanen*
NOAA Fisheries & University of Hawaii, Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Integrated Marine Resource Management  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism and human perceptions in Hawai‘i: A social approach to assessing the effectiveness of potential management
Carlie Wiener
York University, Canada
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Protected Marine Species: Human Dimensions and Species Health  -  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Update on the Establishment of a Biocontrol Agent Released for Strawberry Guava in Hawai'i
Nancy Chaney*, Tracy Johnson
USDA Forest Service IPIF, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Use of Social Attraction to enhance the Newell’s Shearwater colony breeding at Kīlauea Point, Kaua‘i
Brooke McFarland*1, André F. Raine1, Kimberley J. Uyehara2
1Kaua‘i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project, USA, 2Kaua‘i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Using Landscape Models to Prioritize Areas for Newell's Shearwater Conservation
Megan Laut*, Adam Vorsino
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA
THURSDAY, July 18, 2013:  GENERAL SESSION: Open Sea  -  8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Using simultaneous survey methods to evaluate historical abundance estimates for the Nihoa Millerbird
Kevin Brinck*1, Marcos Gorresen1, Rick Camp1, Chris Farmer3, Paul Banko2
1Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, 2U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, USA, 3American Bird Conservancy, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Using Structured Decision-making to Guide Conservation Measures for Northwestern Hawai’ian Islands Passerines in the Face of Climate Change
Beth Flint*, Sheldon Plentovich
USFWS, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Approaches to Novel Ecosystems: using ecological analogues and assisted colonization to restore ecosystems and conserve endangered species  -  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Using the Landscape Development Intensity (LDI) Index as a predictor of the conditions estuaries and bays in Hawaii
Erynn Jenzen*1, Susan Carstenn1, Mark Brown2, Regina Ostergaard-Klem1
1Hawaii Pacific University, USA, 2University of Florida, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Water Quality Monitoring in Honolua Watershed, Maui
Jill LaBram
West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership, USA
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013:  POSTER SESSION  -  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wildfire History Mapping in Hawai'i
Elizabeth Pickett
Hawai'i Wildfire Management Organization, USA
TUESDAY, July 16, 2013:  SYMPOSIUM: Fire Science and Management in the Pacific - Past, Present, and Future  -  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.