Conferences of Interest

  Native Plants in Public Places: Hawaii’s Unique Biological Heritage
2/8/2010 - 2/8/2010
Hilo, Hawaii
United States

  XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (ISBCW)
10/11/2011 - 10/16/2011
Waikoloa, Hawaii
United States

  2011 Society of American Foresters National Convention
11/2/2011 - 11/6/2011
Honolulu, Hawaii
United States

  The Wildlife Society 2011 Annual Conference
11/5/2011 - 11/10/2011
Waikoloa, Hawaii
United States


Pacific Basin Information Node
Your Gateway to Regional Biodiversity Information

About the Node

Explore the Pacific Basin Information Node's purpose and partners. Download the node factsheet and strategic plan.

I'iwi, Hawaiian Honeycreeper

Animals and Plants
Learn about the unique plants and animals of Hawaii and the Pacific.

- Biological Collections
- Species Checklists
- Species Profiles

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PBIN strives to encourage scientific inquiry and applied learning in the community.

- Citizen Science
- Educational Resources
- Environmental Jobs


Hawaii contains many unique habitats, from alpine peaks to lowland forests and diverse marine environments.

- Offshore Islets
- Wetlands

Limu o Pele, Kilauea Volcano

Ecological Themes
Hawaii is a hotspot for invasive species while being the endangered species capital of the world.

- Invasive Species
- Rare Species

Featured Services

Taxonomic Service
Search the BPBM taxonomic authority file and access the HBS collections.

Web Mapping Service
Explore Hawaii's biodiversity from a geographic perspective.

Image Service
View and download images of Hawaii's plants, animals and environment.

Environmental News Service
Keep up to date with the latest Hawaii / Pacific environmental news.

Featured Products

Species Mashup: Pacific Basin SGCN
Explore this prototype species data mashup

Social Media Resources
Connect with Hawaii / Pacific web 2.0 and social media resources.

Early Detection Reporting
Detect and report alien species in Hawaii.

NAS: Hawaii Portal
Learn about alien aquatic species in Hawaii.

Pacific Island Snake Database
Track snake sightings in Hawaii and the Pacific.

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