2020 Papers & Presentations

 

DAY 1  PRESENTATIONS ABSTRACTS & PAPERS
KEYNOTE
SPEAKER
David Wallace Wells - The Writing on the Wall: Conveying Difficult Messages 
PANEL 1 Telling Stories: Hawaii's Scientists, Artists, and Activists Respond to Keynote 

Moderator: 
Beth-Ann Kozlovich, Kahi Mohala

Panelists: 
Dr. Noelani Puniwai, UH School of Hawaiian Knowledge
Solomon Enos, Native Hawaiian Artist
Kawika Pegram, Climate Strike Hawaiʻi

PANEL 2
Climate Ready Hawaiʻi: Adapting to Rising Seas

Moderator:
Dr. Brad Romine, UH Sea Grant/OCCL & DLNR

Panelists: 
Susan Love, DNREC, DE
Kāʻaina Hull, Kauaʻi County Planning Dept.
Ed Sniffen, HDOT
Barry Usagawa, Board of Water Supply
Nuin-Tara Key, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, CA

Susan Love: From the First State to the 50th : Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change

Kāʻaina Hull: Kauaʻi County Actions

Barry Usagawa: Sea Level Rise Tour Report 2019 

Nuin-Tara Key: Resiliency and Climate Change

Making Hawai‘i Climate Ready: Developing a Playbook for Adaptation and Resilience to Sea Level Rise Impacts

PANEL 3
Climate Ready Hawaiʻi: Achieving Zero Carbon Mobility

Moderator:
Richard Wallsgrove, UH Law School

Panelists:  
Scott Glenn, Hawaiʻi State Energy Office
Mary Catherine Snyder, City of Seattle Parking Division
Chris Johnson, Hawaiʻi Bicycling League
Jeremy Tarr, NC Governor’s Office

Mary Catherine Snyder: Parking Drives Transportation

Jeremy Tarr: E.O. 80 lessons learned

   
DAY 2  PRESENTATIONS ABSTRACTS & PAPERS
MINI-KEYNOTES  

Mini Keynotes: 
Jamie Stroble, King County Climate Action Team
Roger Sorkin, The American Resiliency Project

RESEARCH LIGHTNING TALKS Dr. Sarah Wiebe, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

Dr. Matthew Widlansky, University of Hawaiʻi Sea Level Center

Dr. Mehana Vaughan, Sea Grant College Program, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Katherine McKenzie, Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute

Kalisi Mausio, Indigenous Cropping Systems Lab, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Dr. Daniel Ervin, East-West Center

1. Dr. Sarah Wiebe:  What Does it Mean to Declare a Climate Emergency? Why Narratives Matter in the Movement to Address Climate Change

 

2. Dr. Matthew Widlansky:  Forecasting the next hot summer and high sea levels for Hawaiʻi

3. Dr. Mehana Vaughn:  Maikaʻi Kauaʻi, Hemolele i ka Mālie: Community Led Flood Recovery for Long-Term Resilience

4. Katherine McKenzie:  Hawaii’s Transition to Electric Vehicles: Impact on Fuel Use and Emissions

5. Kalisi Mausio: Growing Global Potential of the Indigenous Crop, Breadfruit, under Climate Change Scenarios

6. Dr. Daniel Ervin: Climate Change and Migration in the Pacific Region

WORKSHOP 1 Mixed Messages: The Media & Climate Change Science Workshop 1: Writing For The Media Tips
WORKSHOP 2  Stories of Strength & Vulnerability: Communicating Climate Change & Equity 
WORKSHOP 3   HighWaterLine: Art tells Climate Change Stories