Hawaiʻi-Pacific Islands Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (HPI-CESU)

Sunset from Kaloko- Honokōhau National Historical ParkSunset from Kaloko- Honokōhau National Historical Park. Photo credit K. Meehan

Our Mission

The Hawaiʻi-Pacific Islands Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (HPI-CESU) is a coalition of governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and universities that promotes research, education and technical assistance to support better stewardship of imperiled natural and cultural resources within the Pacific.

HPI-CESU Project Highlights

Akāka Wale o Haleakalā: Haleakalā Stands in Full View walterpu Photo Credit: NPS Haleakalā

NPS Keeping an Eye on Culture: Protection of Kalaupapa Kalaupapacultural Photo Credit: UH Mānoa

NPS Vegetation: The Effect of Climate Change on Haleakala Silverswords Haleakala Silversword picture credit:J Moniz Nakamura Photo Credit: J. Moniz Nakamura

NPS Across the Pacific: Perpetuation of Samoan Traditions vaa Photo Credit: R. Meredith

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