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Singapore ant

Photo Credit: Hawai`i Ant Lab (photo taken by Melody Euaparadorn)



Hawaii Tribune Herald: Endangered fern, last seen on Big Island in 2015, found on Kauai

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The Garden Island: State safeguarding native birds, plants in Honopu watershed

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UH News: Sustainable water withdrawal, from main O'ahu aquifer may decrease

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PCSU Nominees for RCUH's 2021 Outstanding Employee of the Year
October 5, 2021
Congratulations to the following nominees!

Project Support Staff Category
Dylan Davis (top photo)
Ko'olau Mountain Watershed Partnership

Team Category
Hanna Mounce, Laura Berthold, Zachary Pezzillo (bottom photo)
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project

RCUH Announcement Here

2021 RCUH Annual Performance Evaluations - Deadline to PCSU HR is September 17, 2021
Updated October 5, 2021
PCSU has set a deadline of September 17, 2021 to ensure we meet RCUH's deadline.

Short Form
Long Form (for supervisors)

Performance evaluations must be sent to PCSU HR for review and PI signature. Do not send evaluations directly to RCUH. This will cause delays. Contact Michelle Miyata ( or 808-956-9512) if you have any questions or need assistance with the form.

Update: Information regarding raises will be emailed to Managers shortly.

Posted July 26, 2021
The RCUH Human Resources and Employee Self-Service Portal URL has changed. Please update your bookmarks.

Nominations for 2021 Outstanding Employees of the Year Awards - CLOSED
Updated September 1, 2021
Thank you to everyone who submitted. You will be contacted shortly.

Congratulations to David Cohen for winning first place in the Professional Category for RCUH's 2020 Outstanding Employee of the Year!
Posted November 2, 2020
David and his team pioneered production-scale spawning and rearing of sea urchins in Hawaii for nearly a decade and have released these urchins into our nearshore waters to successfully control invasive seaweed in critical marine habitats.

Posted November 11, 2019
This move is an important step towards promoting visibility of PCSU, and strengthening the ties between PCSU and the other units on campus and beyond, as the unit heads into its 46th year under the new and innovative leadership of Director Dr. Shaya Honarvar.

Posted October 29, 2019
Justin has devoted a lot of energy to improving the efficiency and results of activities for KFBRP, which including mistreating and banding, bird surveys and song meter deployment, and rat and mosquito control. KFBRP has benefitted tremendously from Justin's energy, skills, passion, and creativity over the last five years.

Posted October 29, 2019
The crew at Mauna Kahalawai Watershed Partnership (MKWP) have put their sweat and heart into nearing the completion of an eight-foot fence in the Lahaina district of Maui. There have been many members of the team deserving of credit, past and present, that have spent time on this boundary fence, but these five nominees (Kyle Alreck, John Comcowich, Kainoa Marchello, Marcus Richter, and Daniel Tanaka) have stuck around and continue to keep a positive attitude, exemplary work ethics even in harsh conditions.