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2013 University of Hawaii Hawaiian Internship Program (UHHIP) Interns

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Leilani Abaya

UHHIP 2013

Project: A Geospatial Analysis of Microbial Pollution within Hilo Bay, Hawai‘i

Mentor: Tracy Wiegner

Agency: EPSCoR ENDER

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Kaho Aiona

UHHIP 2013

Project: Ecosystem Based Natural Resource Management in North Kona/South Kohala

Mentor:  Brenda Asuncion

Agency:  NOAA

 

 

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Kaiauni Andaya

UHHIP 2013

Project: Imu kai

Mentor:  Kawika Winter

Agency: Limahuli Garden and Preserve

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Cyrus Aton

UHHIP 2013

Project: Department of Forestry and Wildlife

Mentor:  James Cogswell

Agency:  DLNR/DOFAW

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Amber Au

UHHIP 2013

Project: Cassiopea  Jellyfish Presence  vs.  Absence and/or Current Analysis and Depth Mapping

Mentor:  Kuuipo McCarthy

Agency:  Aina Pono Education Foundation

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Tiana Bolosan

UHHIP 2013

Project: Growing Natives with the Malama Learning Center

Mentor:  Pauline Sato

Agency:  Malama  Learning Center

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Emily Cadiz

UHHIP 2013

Project: Exploring a Multitude of Marine Resource Management and Cultural-Based Management on Kaho‘olawe- Kanaloa

Mentor:  Dean Tokishi

Agency:  Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission

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Veronica DeGuzman

UHHIP 2013

Project: Watershed Management at a Landscape Level

Mentor:  Colleen Cole

Agency:  Three Mountain Alliance

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Louise Economy

UHHIP 2013

Project:Hilo Rain, Rivers, Waves, Currents & Storms:
Making Science Relevant to Community

Mentor:  Jason Adolf, Steven Colbert

Agency:  UH Hilo Marine Science

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Hanoa Freitas

UHHIP 2013

Project: Weed Mangement at Humu'ula

Mentor:  Cheyenne Perry, Mike Robinson

Agency:  Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance/ DHHL

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Brandon Gurat

UHHIP 2013

Project: Restoration of native bird habitat in the Humuʻula ahupuaʻa/Kanakaleonui Bird Corridor on Hawaiʻi Island.

Mentor:  Cheyenne Perry, Mike Robinson

Agency:  Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance/ DHHL

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Maury Gutteling

UHHIP 2013

Project: Forest Mapping and Cultural Catalogue

Mentor:  Kawika Winter

Agency:  Limahuli Garden  and Preserve

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Leinaala Hall

UHHIP 2013

Project: Evaluating Conservation Plans in the Waimanalo Watershed

Mentor:   Jean Brokish

Agency:  Oahu Resource Cons. & Development council

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Cash Helmen

UHHIP 2013

Project: Summer in American Samoa:
Combining Culture and Natural Resources Management

Mentor:  Tavita Togia

Agency:  US FS/ NPS

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Matthew Kahoohanohano

UHHIP 2013

Project: Managing Invasive Species on Hawaii Island.  

Mentor:  Springer Kaye

Agency:  Big Island Invasive Species Cmt

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Lauren Kapono

UHHIP 2013

Project: Impacts of decreasing stream flow on aquatic insect biomass

Mentor:  Rich MacKenzie, Becky Ostertag

Agency:  US FS/ UH Hilo

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Keenan Komeji

UHHIP 2013

Project: Maintaining Hawaii’s Watersheds

Mentor:  Colleen Cole

Agency:  Three Mountain Alliance

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Koi Lorance

UHHIP 2013

Project: Do Estuarine Habitat Conditions Affect Fish Health in Hawaii?

Mentor:  Troy Sakihara

Agency:  Division of Aquatic Resources

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Alex Moore

UHHIP 2013

Project: Experience Kohala Mountains

Mentor:  Melora Purrell

Agency:  Kohala Watershed Alliance

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Kerri Nakatsu

UHHIP 2013

Project: Early Detection and Control of Invasive Vegetation

Mentor:  Frtiz Klasner, Springer Kaye

Agency:  Office of Mauna Kea Mgmt/ BIISC

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Megan Onuma

UHHIP 2013

Project: Rates of dissolution of Nerita picea shells in normal and acidic seawater

Mentor:  Rob Toonen

Agency:  Hawaii Institute for Marine Biology

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Dean Snelling

UHHIP 2013

Project: Kohala Watershed Partnership

Mentor:  Melora  Purrell

Agency:  Kohala Watershed Alliance

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Micah Stephenson

UHHIP 2013

Project: Effects of Moloka'I Ranch Closure on Former Employees

Mentor:  Clare Gupta

Agency:  The Kohala Center

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Malia Stewart

UHHIP 2013

Project: A Summer of Ecological Conservation and Cultural Exploration in American Samoa

Mentor:  Tavita Togia

Agency:  The Nature Conservancy

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Kanoe Steward

UH HIP 2013

Project: Mai na Kupuna mai

Mentor:  Roxie Sylva

Agency:  US FS/ NPS

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Amber Stillman

UHHIP 2013

Project: 3D Perspective Map Portfolio for OMKM Outreach

Mentor:  Fritz Klasner, Lisa Canale

Agency:  Office of Mauna Kea Mgmt/ SDAVL

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Kara Ueki

UHHIP 2013

Project: Helu Maile: Census of Maile Populations

Mentor:  Namaka Whitehead

Agency:  Kamehameha Schools

 

 

 

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