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Noelani Puniwai

Noelani Puniwai

Noelani Puniwai is passionate about cultivating the next generation of students to mālama ʻāina (protect our natural resources) as an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Her…

Nicole Otero

Nicole Otero

I was born in California, but my heart resides in the land and culture of Hawaii. I have taught in the UH system since 2008 and believe sustainability is imperative…

Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips

My interest in science is examining how animals deal with environmental change. I did my post-doc at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology and was a lecturer at Hawaii Pacific…

Mark Hixon

Mark Hixon

MARK HIXON studies the ecology and conservation biology of coral reefs, including ecological resilience against ocean warming and acidification. With well over 100 scientific publications, he was honored in 2004…

Kirsten Oleson

Kirsten Oleson

Kirsten Oleson is an ecological economist, interested in the value of nature. She uses interdisciplinary approaches to address natural resource management and decision-making problems. Recent research has focused on ecosystem…

Kimberly Carlson

Kimberly Carlson

Kimberly Carlson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawai’i’s Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. As a land systems scientist with a focus on tropical agriculture, Kim’s…

Kathy Ferguson

Kathy Ferguson

Kathy E. Ferguson is Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies at the University of Hawai'i, specializing in political theory, feminist theory, and anarchism. She recently published Emma Goldman: Political…

Joseph Brown

Joseph Brown

Dr. Brown works on applications for micro- and nanoengineered structures and devices. He has a Ph.D. (2010) and M.S. (2008) in Mechanical Engineering from U. of Colorado Boulder, and received…

Jim Beets

Jim Beets

I am presently focused on marine resource sustainability curriculum development and teaching. My research is focused on long-term impacts on marine resources/habitats, marine conservation, and restoration ecology. I actively participate…

Jenny Webster

Jenny Webster

I'm a transplant in Hawaii. I ended up here as a result of the 2008 financial crisis. In 2008, pink slips littered the streets of almost every city in CA.…

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