Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 35.03
Liaison Laurel Pikcunas
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Hawaii Honolulu Community College
OP-10: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Michelle Nathan
Assistant Professor
Math and Natural Science
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Does the institution own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, or regions of conservation importance?:
No

A brief description of the legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance:
The campus does not border a legally protected area, internationally recognized area, priority site for biodiversity, and/or region of conservation importance. The campus is located in an urban area. The canal that borders the campus has been channelized re-diverting the canal and springs that flow below it.

Has the institution conducted an assessment to identify endangered and vulnerable species (including migratory species) with habitats on land owned or managed by the institution?:
No

A list of endangered and vulnerable species with habitats on land owned or managed by the institution, by level of extinction risk:
The Manu o Kū, fairy terns (common name), Gygis alba (scientific name) nest in the trees on campus. These birds are monitored before any arborist work is done. They are native but not listed with extinction risk.
http://manoa.hawaii.edu/landscaping/manuoku/

Has the institution conducted an assessment to identify areas of biodiversity importance on land owned or managed by the institution?:
No

A brief description of areas of biodiversity importance on land owned or managed by the institution:
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The methodologies used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or areas of biodiversity importance and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:
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A brief description of the scope of the assessment(s):
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A brief description of the plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats, and/or ecosystems:
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Estimated percentage of areas of biodiversity importance that are also protected areas :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s biodiversity initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Assessment in progress, no score available at this time.

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