Hawaii Biodiversity & Mapping Program

The Hawai‘i Biodiversity & Mapping Program (HBMP) is a research program within the Center for Conservation Research and Training (CCRT), Pacific BioSciences Research Center (PBRC) at the University of Hawai‘i . HBMP is also a member of NatureServe , an international network of databases.  HBMP maintains one of the most comprehensive database and distribution records of Hawaii's rare and endangered species.
Our mission is to gather, synthesize, and disseminate comprehensive information on the status and location of Hawai‘i's biological resources in order to assist others towards making a positive impact on biodiversity. Our staff's expertise includes collecting field data, and applying digital databases and geoinformatics to model and research environmental issues.