Tuesday March 19th 2013

JJ’s Bistro

3447 Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki (between 9th and 10th Avenues)

Social/dinner hour from 6 pm: talk starts 7 pm

Everybody welcome: no admission charge

Note that JJs is BYOB, but Tamura’s liquor store is right across the street.

Shepherd Myers:
The Role of Natural History Collections


The Bishop Museum natural collections contain over 22.3 million specimens of plant and animal life derived from century-long history of exploration throughout all the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Ocean. 
Shepherd Myers - the collection manager for the L. Gressitt Center for Research in Entomology - will discuss the how these collections are maintained and organized, and how they are utilized in research, exhibitions, education and outreach activities