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   Upcoming Events:

                 November Event

An Evening with Dr. Bill Baker, Kew Gardens, London
     Friday, November 17, 7:00 PM, UH-Hilo
        Palms, evolution, phylogeny, biogeography, Palmae

HIPS has scheduled a presentation from renowned taxonomist, palm researcher, and author, Dr. Bill Baker. 

" Bill Baker leads the palm research programme at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He specialises in the taxonomy and evolution of palms, and leads Palmweb, a web portal to biodiversity information on palms." 

photo courtesy 'researchgate'
 What's New?
HIPS has set up a Co-op with BEI agricultural products in Hilo and Kona. Save on your Ag. needs with discount pricing. Click here for more info. 
"Dr. Baker and his collaborators have discovered around 20 new species of palm in New Guinea over the last 5 years, including Dransfieldia micrantha, a species from the foothills of the Wondiwoi mountains that represents a new genus."

More information including dates, times, and directions will be sent to members prior to the event or events.

Questions? Contact Mary Lock here.
 Photo courtesy Bill Baker
                               February 2018

       Annual HIPS BBQ & Rare Palm Auction
     Friday, February 9, 5:00 PM, Aunty Sally's Luau Hale, Hilo


"Dr. Baker and his collaborators have discovered around 20 new species of palm in New Guinea over the last 5 years, including Dransfieldia micrantha, a species from the foothills of the Wondiwoi mountains that represents a new genus."

More information including dates, times, and directions will be sent to members prior to the event or events.

Questions? Contact Mary Lock here.