Insect Specimen Research Learning Cabinets

October 13, 2016



The Dedication of the Insect Learning and Research Cabinets at the University of Hawaii Urban Garden Center on October 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM.  It took place during the 2nd Saturday Plant Sale and the Urban Gardens.


Oahu Urban Garden Center

955 Kamehameha Highway, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782


The University of Hawai'i O'ahu Urban Garden Center is now the permanent home for two insect specimen research learning cabinets. The Dana Anne Yee Foundation and Scenic Hawai'i, Inc. co-sponsored this successful Dedication. It was highlighted by the informative presentation by expert Entomologist William D. Perreira.  He shared his knowledge of the importance of the Early detection of invasive insect pest species.


The O'ahu Nursery Growers Association, Scenic Hawai'i, Landscape Association of Hawai'i, and Karen Li helped to donate the insect cabinets that are an instrumental learning tool for the Kūpuna, Keiki, and the entire community.  


The Dana Anne Yee Foundation will continue to help to Keep Hawaii Green.  Thank you everyone for your support and funding, and interest in our 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation, the Dana Anne Yee Foundation.  We have been busy surveying the islands for invasive insect pest species, publishing, providing the Insect Cabinets to the Kupuna, Keiki, and the Community, and building early keiki learning gardens all to help keep our Hawai‘i Green.  Please visit our website at / go to support to see some of the work that we have been doing.


Photo by William D. Perreira: Dana Anne Yee (President), Jeannie Yee (Mom), Nancy Green Miller (Secretary), Marissa Miller (Daughter).


Written by: 

Dana Anne Yee, FASLA, ISA CA, LEED AP 

Dana Anne Yee, Landscape Architect, LLC  

Dana Anne Yee Foundation, President

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