Now available ~ All HISAM 2021 Presentations

Posted on May 2, 2021 in News

Check out all the recordings from HISAM 2021 below…


Monday, February 1

12:00 pm
HISAM opening ceremony with Hālau ʻŌhiʻa. Check out the opening ceremony for HISAM 2021:

Tuesday, February 2

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
History of Invasive Species in Hawaiʻi and the impacts on our environment, economy, and health – presented by Franny Brewer. View the recording here.

Wednesday, February 3

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Protecting our native forests from Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death – presented by JB Friday. View the recording here.

Thursday, February 4

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Airborne mapping to understand Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death in Hawaiʻi – presented by Greg Asner and Robin Martin. View the recording here.

Estuaries in Hawaiʻi are highly invaded by non-native fishes – presented by Kim Peyton. View the recording here.

Friday, February 5

Swimming under the radar: targeting invasive species in coastal brackish water habitats in Hawaiʻi – presented by Troy Sakihara, Chris Teague, Megan Lamson, & Dena Sedar. View the recording here.


Monday, February 8

11:00 am-11:40 am
MISC 101: An Overview of Invasive Species Management in Maui Nui, Lissa Strohecker and Serena Fukushima. View the recording here.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Maui Nui Mini-Series: Who are ya gonna call (or click)? Reporting invasive species in Hawaii- 643-PEST and – presented by Elizabeth Speith. View the recording here.

Maui Nui Mini-Series: Coqui on Maui: The State of the Frog – View the recording here.

Tuesday, February 9

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Invasive Algae of Hawaii and iNaturalist – presented by Genivieve Devine. View the recording here.

Wednesday, February 10

11:00 am – 11:20 am
Maui Nui Mini-Series: Community Coqui Control Program – presented by Susan Frett. View the recording here.

12:00 pm – 12:20 pm
Maui Nui Mini-Series: Tackling Lāna‘i’s Prickliest Plants and Other Weed Eradication Updates – presented by Kari Bogner. View the recording here.

6:00 pm- 7:30 pm
Plant Pono – Your Travel Guide Down the Road of Good Intentions – presented  Molly Murphy and Chuck Chimera. View the recording here.

 Thursday, February 11

10:00 am – 10:20 am
Maui Nui Mini-Series: Maui Invasive Species Committee’s Approach to Controlling Eradicable Plant Species on Maui – presented by Michael Ade. View the recording here.

10:30 am – 11:15 am
Maui Nui Mini-Series: Efforts and Approaches on Maui to Eradicate Little Fire Ants – presented by Brooke Mahnken. View the recording here.

 Friday, February 12

11:00am- 11:30am
Maui Freshwater Systems: Invasives, Natives and more – presented by Skippy Hau. View the recording here.

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Maui Nui Mini-Series: MISC & MoMISC Response to Unique Vertebrates (e.g., conures and other parrot-like birds, veiled chameleons, rabbits, snakes and more) – presented by Adam Radford. View the recording here.


Tuesday, February 16

1:30pm- 2:15pm
Nutrient Impacts on Coral Reefs – presented by Celia Smith. View the recording here.

4:00 pm – 4:45pm
Developing a Taste for Sustainable Seafood in Hawaiʻi: Conservation International – presented by Jana Young & Matt Ramsey. View the recording here.

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Oʻahu Invasive Species Committee: That Thing We Do: A Look Into the Fight Against Invasive Species – presented by Erin Bishop. View the recording here.

Wednesday, February 17

10:00 am- 10:45 am
Native Urchin Biocontrol of Invasive Algae – presented by David Cohen & Wes Dukes. View the recording here.

2:00 pm- 2:20 pm
Ballast Water and Biofouling the Major Vector of Marine Introduced Species – presented by Sara Tom & Natalie Dunn. View the recording here.

Thursday, February 18

10:00 am – 10:45 am
Chasing the Fastest Growing Tree in the World: Albizia – presented by Frankie Koethe & JC Watson. View the recording here.

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Protecting our forests from hooved animals – trends and progress statewide – presented by Emma Yuen. View the recording here.

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Speak for the Trees (or Coral): how to participate in the legislative process – presented by Christy Martin. View the recording here.

Friday, February 19

10:00 am-11:30 am  – Biosecurity Series. View the recording here.
Māmalu Poepoe: Invasive Species Surveillance at Hawaii’s Airports – presented by Leyla Kaufman
Biocontrol success in protecting Hawaii against impacts of invasive insect species – presented by Mark Wright

12:00 pm -12:45 pm
The Unique Case of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle in Hawaii – presented by Koki Atcheson & Kaili Kosaka. View the recording here.


Kauaʻi Invasive Species Committee Huakaʻi Series:

Huakaʻi 1 Kōkeʻe: Check out Kauai Invasive Species Committee on Facebook to see Kim Rogers and the ROD team talking about ‘Ōhi’a  and native plants’ importance in the nāhele of Kōkeʻe & Wailua watersheds also highlighting the spread of Rapid ‘Ōhi’a Death on Kauaʻi.

Huakaʻi 2 ʻAlekoko: Check out this KISC Huakaʻi series highlighting Mālama Huleʻia and impacts of mangrove/invasive fish on fishpond and estuary

Huakaʻi 3 Kāhili: Check out this KISC Huakaʻi series highlighting responsible hiking practices in the forest. Huakaʻi finale featuring Kauai DAR talking about invasive aquatic species and closing remarks about the 3 part huakaʻi and HISAM.

Tuesday, February 23

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Plants, pests, and community: The UH CTAHR Extension Program – presented by Roshan Manandhar. View the recording here.

Wednesday, February 24

12:00-12:45 pm
Cat safe, wildlife safe Kauai – presented by Helen Raine. View the recording here.

Thursday, February 25

10:30am – 11:10am
Be a Friend of the Forest – presented by Kim Rogers and Haylin Chock. View the recording on KISC’s Youtube here.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fighting Invasive species in the Watersheds of the Big Island – presented by Three Mountain Alliance, Kohala Watershed Partnership, and Mauna Kea Watershed Partnership. View the recording here.

Friday, February 26

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Aquatic Invasive Species on Kauai: Salvinia, Tilapia and a new Algae – presented by Aaron Swink, Heather Ylitalo-Ward, & Kaili Shayler. View the recording here.