Waipio Valley Stream Restoration Study

Keith Arakaki

Keith Arakaki
Collection Technician
Bishop Museum


"Say what you mean and mean what you say"

What he does

Participate in natural history surveys and provide insect identifications to resource managers for final reports.

How he got into science

Butterflies were my first passion. As a kid I was always chasing after the Eastern tiger swallowtail.

Favorite accomplishments

Working on the database for the Hawaiian beatles and flies.

In his free time

Keith enjoys cycling and relaxing while not at work.