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Melissa (Mel) Dean

Biological Sciences Technician, Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest Coordinator
60 Nowelo Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: 808-854-2651
Fax: 808-933-8120

Research Interests

Manage the research and education activities within the Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest (HETF) and oversee operations for its associated facilities. Public and State and County government liaison for HETF related matters. The HETF is managed in conjunction with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.


  • Humboldt State University, M.S. Biology, 2006
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. Zoology, 2000

Last updated on : 09/06/2014