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Research at the Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center focuses on providing the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support and implement sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources occurring in Hawai'i and other Pacific island locations. 


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Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
Administrative Operations Assistant Steven N Ancheta 808-985-6420
Research Microbiologist Carter T Atkinson 808-985-6401
Research Wildlife Biologist Paul C Banko 808-985-6402
Research Geneticist M. Renee Bellinger 808-300-9713
Research Statistician Richard J Camp 808-985-6405
Budget Analyst Debbie Cobb 808-690-9572
Supervisory Biologist Karen N Courtot 808-985-6408
Research Ecologist Lucas Berio Fortini 808-230-3669
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Scott Goetz
Biologist James D Jacobi 808-985-6411
Administrative Officer Lynnette SW Kawakami 808-690-9604
Research Ecologist Dennis LaPointe 808-985-6413
Information Technology Specialist Makani E. Miller 808-985-6422
Biologist Kristina Montoya-Aiona 808-985-6447
Research Ecologist Melia Nafus, Ph.D.
Research Ecologist Eben H Paxton 808-985-6423
Research Ecologist Michala L Phillips
Deputy Center Director Robert Reed 808-313-1041
Research Ecologist Helen Sofaer 808-985-6444
Administrative Operations Assistant April Torres 808-690-9573
Biologist Marijoy C Viernes 671-355-4014