March 17, 2019: Extraordinary concern surrounding a rare and controversial plant illuminates the race-based exclusions characteristic of nineteenth-century botanical representations.
Reflections on Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’i
December 2, 2018: The New York Botanical Garden's recently concluded Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit and exhibition catalog draw attention to issues surrounding colonialism, conservation, and contested representations of nature in Hawai'i.
Confronting Indigenous Marginalization in Hawaiian Colonial Science
May 13, 2018: Many contemporary settler scientific institutions in Hawai'i exhibit troubling parallels with 19th-century colonial perspectives on Kānaka Maoli knowledge & culture.
Moving (with) Plants
April 24, 2018: Echoing earlier botanical & horticultural struggles, we attempt to transport our houseplants across an international border in the depths of winter.