HCSU Technical Reports
Leopold, Christina R. and Steve C. Hess. 2017. Facilitating adaptation in montane plants to changing precipitation along an elevation gradient. (1.18 MB)
Paxton, Eben H., Rachelle McLaughlin, Stephanie Levins, Eric Vanderwerf, and Nolan Lancaster. 2016. Aging and sexing guide to the forest birds of Hawai`i Island. (61.5 MB)
Todd, Christopher M., Corinna A. Pinzari, and Frank J. Bonaccorso. 2016. Acoustic surveys of Hawaiian hoary bats in Kahikinui Forest Reserve and Nakula Natural Area Reserve on the Island of Maui. (1,505 KB)
Camp, Richard J., Kevin W. Brinck, and Paul C. Banko. 2016. 2015-2016 Palila abundance estimates. (772 KB)
Leopold, Christina R., Steven C. Hess, Steve J. Kendall, and Seth W. Judge. 2016. Abundance, distribution, and removals of feral pigs at Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex2010-2015. (5.0 MB)
Atkinson, C. T., W. Watcher-Weatherwax, and D. A. LaPointe. 2016. Genetic diversity of Wolbachia endosymbionts in Culex quinquefasciatus from Hawai`i, Midway Atoll and American Samoa. (1.9 MB)
LaPointe, D. A., J. Gaudioso-Levita, C. T. Atkinson, A. Egan, K. Hayes. 2016. Changes in the prevalence of avian disease and mosquito vectors at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge: a 14-year perspective and assessment of future risk. (1.88 MB)
Atkinson, C. T., R. B. Utzurrum, J. O. Seamon, M. A. Schmaedick, D. A. LaPointe, C. Apelgren, A. N. Egan, and W. Watcher-Weatherwax. 2016. Effects of climate and land use on diversity, prevalence, and seasonal transmission of avian hematozoa in American Samoa. (1.51 MB)
Gaudioso-Levita, J. M., D. A. LaPointe., C. T. Atkinson, and A. N. Egan. 2015. Avian disease and mosquito vectors in the Kahuku unit of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park and Ka`u Forest Reserve. (2.35MB)
Judge, S., S. Hess, J. Faford, D. Pacheco, C. Leopold, C. Cole, V. DeGuzman. 2016. Evaluating detection and monitoring tools for incipient and relictual non-native ungulate populations. (2.29 MB)
Bonaccorso, F. J., K. Montoya-Aiona, C. A. Pinzari, C. Todd. 2016. Winter distribution and use of high elevation caves as foraging sites by the endangered Hawaiian hoary bat, Lasiurus cinereus semotus. (2.90 MB)
Camp, R. J., K. W. Brinck, and P. C. Banko. 2014. Palila abundance estimates and trend. (627KB)
Peck, R., P. C. Banko, and F. Pendleton. 2014. Developing tools to eradicate ecologically destructive ants on Rose Atoll: effectiveness and attractiveness of formicidal baits (720KB)
Pinzari, C., F. Bonaccorso, and K. Montoya-Aiona. 2014. Hawaiian Hoary Bat occupancy at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. (3.1MB)
Peck, R. W., P. C. Banko, and M. Stelmach. 2014. Arthropod community structure on bark of koa (Acacia koa) and `ohi`a (Metrosideros polymorpha) at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge. (1.25MB)
Camp, R. J., K. W. Brinck, E. H. Paxton, and C. Leopold. 2014. Monitoring Hawaiian waterbirds: Evaluation of sampling methods to produce reliable estimates. (793KB)
Camp, R. J., K. W. Brinck, P. M. Gorresen, F. A. Amidon, P. M. Radley, S. P. Berkowitz, and P. C. Banko. 2014. Status of forest birds on Rota, Mariana Islands. (5.1MB)
LaPointe, D. A., C. T. Atkinson, and J. L. Klavitter. 2014. Avian disease assessment in seabirds and
non-native passerine birds at Midway Atoll NWR. (3.96MB)
TR HCSU-046: Banko, P. C. and C. Farmer. 2014. Palila restoration research, 1996-2012. (11.42MB) (updated 11/5/14 1:30PM HST)
TR HCSU-046A: Banko, P.C. and C. Farmer. 2014. Palila restoration research, 1996–2012: Summary and management implications. (1.03MB)
Hess, S. C., C. R. Leopold, and S. J. Kendall. 2013. Abundance and distribution of feral pigs at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife National Wildlife Refuge, 2010–2013. (632KB)
Fortini, L., J. Price, J. Jacobi, A. Vorsino, J. Burgett, K. Brinck, F. Amidon, S. Miller, S. O. Gon, III, G. Koob, and E. Paxton. 2013. A landscape-based assessment of climate change vulnerability for all native Hawaiian plants. (16.8MB)
Spurr, E. B., D. Foote, G. D. Lindsey, and C. Forbes Perry. 2013. Efficacy of hand-broadcast application of Diphacinone bait for rodent control in Hawaiian montane forests. (463KB)
Atkinson, C. T. and E. H. Paxton. 2013. Imunological markers for tolerance to avian malaria in Hawai`i `Amakihi: New tools for restoring native Hawaiian forest birds? (560KB)
Gorressen, M. P., F. J. Bonaccorso, C. A. Pinzari, C. M. Todd, K. Montoya-Aiona, and K. Brinck. 2013. A five-year study of Hawaiian Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) occupancy on the Island of Hawai`i (1.25MB)
Peck, R. W., P. C. Banko, J. Cappadonna, K. Snook and M. Euaparadorn. 2013. Distribution of invasive ants and methods for their control in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. (6.2MB)
TR HCSU-039 (Pending)
Camp, R. J., R. W. Lam, V. A. Matsui, A. Cramer, T. K. Pratt, B. L. Woodworth, P. M. Gorresen, and S. B. Nash. 2013. Hawaiʻ Forest Bird Monitoring Database: Database dictionary.
Camp, R. J., R. W. Lam, V. A. Matsui, A. Cramer, T. K. Pratt, B. L. Woodworth, P. M. Gorresen, and S. B. Nash. 2013. Avian Monitoring Entry Form, Version 2.1, Hawaiʻ Forest Bird Interagency Database Project. (12.7MB)
Reynolds, M. H., K. N. Courtot, C. M. Krause, N. E. Seavy, P. Hartzell, and J. S. Hatfield. 2013. Dynamics of seabird colonies vulnerable to sea-level rise at French Frigate Shoals, Hawai`i. (3.9KB)
Raji, J. A. and C. T. Atkinson. 2013. Population genetic structure of rare and endangered plants using molecular markers. (1.4MB)
Brinck, K. W., R. J. Camp, P. M. Gorresen, D. L. Leonard, H. L. Mounce, K. J. Iknayan, and E. H. Paxton. 2012. 2011 Kiwikiu (Maui Parrotbill) and Maui `Alauahio abundance estimates and the effect of sampling effort on power to detect a trend. (542KB)
Gorresen, P. M., R. J. Camp, K. W. Brinck, and C. Farmer. 2012. Developing accurate survey methods for estimating population sizes and trends of the critically endangered Nihoa Millerbird and Nihoa Finch. (4.0MB)
Camp, R. J. and P. C. Banko. 2012. Palila abundance estimates and trend. (586KB)
Pratt, L. W, K. F. Bio, and J. D. Jacobi. 2012. Survey of roadside alien plants in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park and adjacent residential areas 2001–2005. (2.1MB)
HAVO Roadside Weed Survey - Species Location Data (314KB)
Anderson, R. C. 2012. A baseline analysis of the distribution, host range, and severity of the rust Puccinia psidii in the Hawaiian Islands 2005-2010. (33MB)
Pratt, L. W., J. R. VanDeMark, and M. Euaparadorn. Status and limiting factors of two rare plant speicies in montane dry communities of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. (1.6MB)
Camp, R. J., T. K. Pratt, F. Amidon, A. P.Marshall,
S. Kremer, and M. Laut. 2012.
Status and trends of the land bird avifauna on Tinian and Aguiguan, Mariana Islands. (1512KB)
Foote, D., C. Hanna, C. King, and E. B. Spurr. 2011. Efficacy of fipronil for the suspression of invasive yellowjacket wasps in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park (612KB)
Peck, R. W., and P. C. Banko. 2011. Survey of invasive ants at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge (9.5MB)
Camp, R. J. and P. M. Gorresen. 2011. Forest bird monitoring protocol for strategic habitat conservation and endangered species management on O'ahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge, Island of O'ahu, Hawaiʻ (15.1MB)
Pratt, L., T. K. Pratt, and D. Foote, with assistance from P.M. Gorresen. 2011. Rare and Endangered Species of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park: Endangered, Threatened, and Rare Animal, Plant, and Community Handbook (24.2MB)
Pratt, L. 2011. Status and Limiting Factors of Three Rare Plant Species in the Coastal Lowlands and Mid-Elevation Woodlands of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park (3MB)
Pratt, L. 2011. Vegetation Assessment of forests of Pagan Island, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (1.76MB)
Camp, R. J. and P. M. Gorresen. 2011. Design of Forest Bird Monitoring for Strategic Habitat Conservation on Kaua`i Island, Hawai`i (3.24 MB)
Reynolds, M. H., K. W. Brinck, L. Laniawe. 2011. Population estimates and monitoring guidelines for endangered Laysan Teal, Anas Laysanensis, at Midway Atoll: Pilot Study Results 2008-2010. (2.1MB)
Jacobi, J. D., F. R. Warshauer, J. Price. 2011. Baseline survey for rare plant species and native plant communities within the Kamehameha Schools' Lupea safe harbor planning project area, North Kona district, Island of Hawai'i. (8.3MB)
Atkinson, C. T., D. T. Wiegand, and S. I. Jarvi. 2011. Efficacy of commercial canarypox vaccine for protecting Hawaiʻ 'Amakihi from field isolates of Avipoxvirus. (2.5MB)
VanDeMark, J. R., L. W. Pratt, and M. Euaparadorn. 2010. Limiting factors of four rare plant species in Ola`a Forest of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. (2.1MB)
Atkinson, C. T. and R. B. Utzurrum. 2010. Changes in prevalence of avian malaria on the Alakai`i Plateau, Kaua`i. Hawai`i, 1997-2007 (5.9MB)
Camp, R. J., T. K. Pratt, J. D. Jacobi, P. M Gorresen, and T. Rubenstein. 2010. Status and trends of native birds in the Keauhou and Kilauea Forest, Hawai i Island. (1.2MB)
Pratt, L. W., J. R. VanDeMark, and M. Euaparadorn. 2010. Limiting factors of five rare plant species in mesic forests of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. (2.74 MB)
Warshauer, F. R., J. D. Jacobi, and J. Price 2009. Native coastal flora and plant communities in Hawai'i: Their composition, distribution, and status. (18.02 MB)
Individual files for Report Text, Tables, Figures, Photographs and Appendices available through the links below.
- HCSU TR-014 Warshauer Native Coastal Flora REPORT TEXT ONLY (406 KB)
- HCSU TR-014 Tables (361 KB)
- HCSU TR-014 Figures (11.533 MB)
- HCSU TR-014 Photos (5.93 MB)
- HCSU TR-014 Appendices (757 KB)
(Includes 24 pages of 11" x 17", 11 pages of 8.5" x 11")
Thaxton, J. M., and J. D. Jacobi. 2009. Assessment of Fuels, Potential Fire Behavior, and Management Options in Subalpine Vegetation on Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawai'i. (1.39 MB)
Camp, R. J., P. M Gorresen, T. K. Pratt, and B. L. Woodworth. 2009. Population trends of native Hawaiian forest birds, 1976-2008: the data and statistical analyses. (8.1MB)
Camp, R. J, T. K. Pratt, P. M. Gorresen, J. J. Jeffrey, and B. L. Woodworth. 2009. Passerine Bird Trends at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii. (838KB)
Hess, S. C., H. Hansen, P. C. Banko. 2008. Reducing Feral Cat Threats to Native Wildlife in Hawai`i. (4.02MB)
Gorresen, P. M., R. J. Camp, J. L. Klavitter, and T. K. Pratt. 2008. Abundance, distribution and population trend of the Hawaiian hawk: 1998-2007.(10.2 MB)
Price, J. P., S. M. Gon, J. D. Jacobi, and D. Matsuwaki. 2007. Mapping Plant Species Ranges in the Hawaiian Islands: Developing a Methodology and Associated GIS Layers (5.80 MB pdf).
Citta, J., M. H. Reynolds, and N. E. Seavy. 2007. Seabird Monitoring Assessment For Hawaiʻ and the Pacific Islands (936.4 KB pdf).
Section III Estimators for TR HCSU-007:
- Estimator 1 - Adjust MICs for detectability (see pages 76 & 77)
- Estimator 2 - Simple random sample abundance estimator (see pages 78 & 81)
- Estimator 3 - Adjust MICs for asynchrony when the entire island is counted (see page 79)
- Estimator 4 - Adjust MICs for asynchrony when the entire island is not counted (see page (88)
- Estimator 5 - Estimator for reproductive success (see page 91)
Price, J. and J. D. Jacobi. 2007. Rapid Assessment of Vegetation at Six Potential 'Alala Release Sites on the Island of Hawaiʻ (1.66 MB pdf).
Camp, R. J. 2007. Measurement Errors in Hawaiian Forest Bird Surveys and Their Effect on Density Estimation (828.5 KB pdf).
Hess, S. C., J. J. Jeffrey, D. L. Ball, and L. Babich. 2006. Efficacy of Feral Pig Removals at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge (2.26 MB pdf).
Friedlander, A. M. and E. K. Brown. 2006. Hanalei Bay, Kaua'i marine benthic communities since 1992: spatial and temporal trends in a dynamic Hawaiian coral reef ecosystem (1.74 MB pdf).
Haws, M. 2006. Natural resources management needs for coastal and littoral marine ecosystems of the U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands (17.7 MB pdf).
Haines, W. and D. Foote. 2005. Rapid assessment of invertebrate fauna of the Kona Forest Unit of Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge (5.78 MB pdf).