Lyon Arboretum Hosts Summer Brown Bag Speaker Series

Orange flowers from Lyon Arboretum

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”

Additional information

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.