Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

News and Announcements

Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

M.S. Program

Weekly Seminar

TITLE:  Invasive Species Research: An Introduciton to Coffee Berry Borer in Hawai'i

SPEAKER:  Dr. Ishakh Thodi, Juniior Researcher Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences University of Hawai'i, Manoa

WHEN: MONDAY, 20 March 4:00 pm

WHERE: Wentworth 9

All are welcome!

We are very pleased to announce the Graduate Assistanships within Tropical

Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) at UH Hilo

Please see the application guidelines:

TCBES Graduate Assistants

We are very pleased to announce three Graduate Student Assistantships

with the Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation 

and TCBES Graduate Program starting Fall 2017.

Please see the information in the attached flyer:

 Graduate Student Assistantships with the Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation 

and TCBES Graduate Program


TCBES Priority Application Deadline is December 1st for Fall 2017 admission.

After December 1st, applications will be accepted on a space available basis until May 1st.

TCBES Application Guidelines

TCBES Program Overview

Congratulations to Ann Tanimoto, a TCBES alumna, advised by Patrick Hart

for their featured article in Hawaii Tribune-Herald by Kirsten Johnson!

Read more about their research on the calls of the 'Alalā and the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology program at the National Science Foundation here: 

Calls of the wild: Grants allow research of 'alalā vocalizations, other UH-Hilo projects

Photo credit: Hollyn Johnson, Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Congratulations to Heather Stever, a TCBES grad student advised by Dr. Jesse Eiben!


Heather was awarded first place in a graduate student oral competition at the the 25th International Congress

of Entomology that was held in Orlando, Florida from 25-30 September. She was in a session focusing on Biodiversity,

Biogeography, and Conservation of Arthropods and her talk was entitled: Arthropod biodiversity estimates for three native

subalpine plant species on Hawaii’s Maunakea Volcano.


Last updated: March 2017