Welcome to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Botany Department website

News & Events

Local student interested in our MS program? Apply for a Hauoli Mau Loa Foundation GAship!

Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation, CNS, and SOEST are pleased to announce the availability of three graduate assistantships for local students dedicated to careers in natural resource management in the state of Hawai‘i. Download more information on our graduate application pages.

News from the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Bioblitz 2015


UHM Botany Endowed Scholarships, Fellowships, and Graduate Student Assistantship awards for 2015-2016

The UHM Department of Botany has awarded $115,600 of Endowed Scholarships, Fellowships, and Graduate Research Assistantships for 2015/2016 to the following Botany Undergraduate and Graduate students. THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS AND CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR EXCELLENT STUDENTS!! Beatrice Krauss Fellowship Fund in Botany Matthew Bond Dane Gonsalves Georgia Hart Ashley McGuigan Gioconda Lopez Vargas […]

No new admissions to the BS in Ethnobotany degree program

Students declared in the BS Ethnobotany major will have until Spring 2020 to graduate.  No Ethnobotany degrees will be awarded in Summer 2020 or later.  If students pursuing a degree in BS Ethnobotany do not graduate by Spring 2020, they will be changed over and subject to BS Botany (or BA Botany, if requested) major requirements. Ethnobotany classes will continue to be offered […]


The University of Hawai‘i Professional Assembly of Honolulu is honoring UH alumna, innovative researcher and UH educator Dr. Lani Stemmermann through a $204,000 pledge to create the Dr. Lani Stemmermann Endowed Fellowship. This endowment will support graduate students pursuing their Ph.D. degree in Botany, in the Department of Botany University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College […]