Environmental Policy and Planning Group

Good environmental policy requires understanding people

A forest, coral reef, rangeland or any other ecosystem does not necessarily provide the same …

Waikamoi

Publication: Increasing decision relevance of ecosystem service science

Congratulations to UHERO’s Leah Bremer on her publication in Nature Sustainability. To calculate the true …

Agroforestry

Spatial Planning to Inform Expansion of Agroforestry for Cultural, Ecological & Economic Benefits

Agroforestry systems, along with loʻi kalo and other systems, were abundant in traditional Hawaiʻi, and …

UHERO’s Nori Tarui giving the Keynote Speech at the Society for Environmental and Economic Studies 2020 Annual Conference (in Japanese).

Photo of 'Ohi'a from unsplash

Economic benefits of hydrologic services from watershed protection and restoration

Watershed protection and restoration provide a range of benefits including clean and ample water supplies, …

Roles of institutions and stakeholders involved in water producer projects

UHERO’s Leah Bremer on Supporting real-world watershed management

UHERO’s Leah Bremer’s recent publication in Water Resources Research was featured in the Global Water …

Sumida farm

Incorporating Historical Spring Discharge Protection into Sustainable Groundwater Management: A Case Study from Pearl Harbor Aquifer, Hawai‘i

By Kimberly Burnett, Ahmed Elshall, Christopher Wada, Aida Arik, Aly El-Kadi, Clifford Voss, Jade Delevaux, …

Mountain to sea resource management to protect groundwater dependent ecosystems

By Christopher Wada, Kimberly Burnett, and Sittidaj Ponkijvorasin In Hawai‘i and other parts of the …

Positive net benefits for an agricultural import rule designed to protect native Hawaiian forests

Photo by Forest & Kim Starr By Kimberly Burnett and Christopher Wada Since its first …