- Provided water quality data (turbidity, salinity, temperature, chlorophyll a) to Paepae O He‘eia for a 401 permit application to the State of Hawai‘i to repair a broken section of the kuapā.
- Participation in He‘eia Fishpond Community Work Days (Spring 2011, May 2014)
- Mangrove removal, Heʻeia Fishpond (July 2014)
- Tracking fishpond health using physical, biogeochemical, and biological analysis
- Quantify current and future land-use impacts on the fishpond using time-series data as a baseline.
- Conversion of marsh back to loʻi
- Invasive plant removal from the fishpond and He‘eia Stream
- Quantify climate change impacts on the fishpond using time-series data as a baseline
- The El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
- The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO)
- Determine frequency and abundance of human pathogens in He‘eia Fishpond using genomic approaches.
Graduate and undergraduate student training
- water quality field methods
- genomic analyses
A partnership between the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, The Department of Oceanography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Paepae o He'eia funded by the National Science Foundation and provides research opportunities to community members interested in learning more about scientific research and He'eia fishpond (NSF-OEDG project: Dr. Judy Lemus (HIMB) PI, KC Ruttenberg and F Thomas, co-PIs).
Loko I‘a iPhone app (Jan 2014: Danielle Hull and POH/NSF-OEDG intern NAME)
Presented at 2012 Hawaii Conservation Conference (see video link)
Presentations and Guest lectures
Hanauma Bay Lecture Series (dates, talk titles, or links to these)
SEAmester at Sea (Spring 2014: Danielle Hull, Kiana Frank, and Brandon D’Andrea)
Science Night at He‘eia Fishpond (Spring 2013, December 2014, organized by Rosie Alegado)
OCN 100: Global Environmental Studies seminar (annually since 2008)