The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Lyon Arboretum hosts the Summer 2017 Brown Bag Speaker Series featuring guest speakers on a variety of botanical topics. All presentations are on Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m, in the Lyon Arboretum Visitor’s Center upstairs classroom. Guests are welcomed to bring brown bag lunches.
Brown Bag Speaker Series Schedule
- June 28
Emily Grave, MS candidate, UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Population structure and reproductive biology of Hawaiian wiliwili, Erythrina sandwicensis (Fabaceae)”
- July 12
Noweo Kai, MS candidate, UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Increasing the educational value of the UH Mānoa campus grounds and plant collections”
- August 9
Jerry Koko, PhD student, UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Using mycorrhizae in the restoration of Native Hawaiian plants”
- August 16
Tiffany Lum, MS candidate, UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Life on the edge: Salinity tolerance across ontogeny of three native coastal species”
Parking is limited due to ongoing construction, so please carpool. Paid parking is also available at the Mānoa Falls parking lot, a 5–10 minute walk to the Lyon Visitor’s Center; free parking in the neighborhood is a 10–15 minute walk.
For questions, email junior researcher Marian Chau.