Conquering My Fears in the Vertebrate Zoology Collection

Conquering My Fears in the Vertebrate Zoology Collection Home Page My name is Andrea, and I’m a first grade teacher at Mililani Waena Elementary School. Science has always been a weaker area for me, and with the update of science standards and the new approach for teaching them, I knew I needed help. So when […]

Finding Hawaiʻi’s Lost Fowl

Learn about ancient birds that inhabited Oahu thousands of years ago, and the role that Bishop Museum plays in revealing their natural history.

Michael Gloriani Visits Vertebrate Zoology

Michael Gloriani Visits Vertebrate Zoology Vertebrate Zoology Michael Gloriani, a senior undergraduate Biology student at the University of San Diego, visited the Vertebrate Zoology collection to measure some of our chameleon specimens for his research.  He is studying Jackson’s chameleons (Trioceros jacksonii), which are not native to Hawaii and were intentionally introduced to Kaneohe in […]

Carmen Antaky Visits Vertebrate Zoology

Carmen Antaky Visits Vertebrate Zoology Vertebrate Zoology Carmen Antaky, a Masters student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, visited the Vertebrate Zoology (VZ) collection to take some samples from our avian specimens for her project.  She is studying the Hawaiian Band-rumped storm petrel (Oceanodroma castro), which is a small, endangered seabird.  Many thanks to […]

Danielle Wasserman Visits Vertebrate Zoology

Danielle Wasserman, a PhD student from the City University of New York (CUNY), spent just over a week in Bishop Museum’s Vertebrate Zoology collection examining our Hawaiian honeycreeper specimens.