Summaries of Hawaiian biodiversity are included in these selected sources.
There are many sources that characterize the botanical diversity of the Hawaiian Ecoregion.
Tosi, et al 2001 describe life zone diversity in the Hawaiian ecoregion.
Camp, R. J., M. Gorresen, M. H. Reynolds, B. L. Woodworth, and T.K. Pratt. In Preparation. Distribution, density, and population status of native Hawaiian Forest Birds. Chapter 5 in T. Pratt, B. Woodworth, J. Jacobi, and C. Atkinson, (eds.) Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds.
Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species (CGAPS) 1996. The Silent Invasion. [An information booklet on the threat of invasive alien species in Hawai‘i]. Privately published, Honolulu.
Eldredge, L.G. & N.L. Evenhuis. 2003. Hawai‘i's Biodiversity: a detailed assessment of the numbers of species in the Hawaiian Islands. BishopMuseum Occasional Papers 76:1-28.
Ewell, J. 2004. Personal communication. Assessment of the results of Tosi et al 2001.
P.M., R.J. Camp, T.K. Pratt & B.L. Woodworth. 2005. Status of forest birds in the central windward region of Hawaii Island: population trends and power analyses. U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Open-file report 2005-1441, 81 pp.
Giambelluca T. & T. Schroeder 1998. Climate. in: Atlas of Hawai‘i, 3rd Edition. Juvik S. & J. Juvik, eds.University of Hawai‘i Press.
Gon, S.M. III & D. Olson. 1999. Focus on Hawaiian Biodiversity and Ecoregions. in: Terrestrial ecoregions of North America: a conservation assessment. Ricketts, T.H., E. Dinerstein, D.M. Olson, C.J. Loucks, W. Eichbaum, D. DellaSala, K. Kavanagh, P. Hedao, P.T. Hurley, K.M. Carney, R. Abell, and S. Walters. Island Press. Washington, DC, USA. 485 pp.
Hawaii Cooperative Park Service Unit, 1990, Hawaii Stream Assessment: A preliminary appraisal of Hawaii's stream resources. State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Commission on Water Resource Management. Report R84. 294 p
Hawai‘i GAP. 2005. Symposium presentations at Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, July 2005.
Holthuis, L.B. 1973. Caridean shrimps found in land-locked saltwater pools at four indo-west Pacific localities (Sinai Peninsula, Funafuti Atoll, Maui and Hawaii Islands), with the description of one new genus and four new species. Zoologische Verhandelingen 128:3-48 +plates.
Juvik S. & J. Juvik. 1998. Atlas of Hawai‘i, 3rd Edition. University of Hawai‘i Press.
Kaua`i Watershed Alliance. 2005. Kaua`i Watershed Management Plan: Overall Management Strategy. April 2005. 29 pp.
Loope, L.L. 1999. Hawai‘i and the PacificIslands. in: Status and Trends of the Nation's Biological Resources. USGS, Washington, D.C.
Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i, The. 1998. HawaiianHighIslands Ecoregional Plan. Internal manuscript, not publicly distributed.
Olson, D.M., and E. Dinerstein. 1998. The Global 200: a representation approach to conserving the Earth's most biologically valuable ecoregions. Conservation Biology 12:502-515.
Pratt, H.D., J. Jeffrey & S. Conant. 2005. The Hawaiian Honeycreepers (Drepanidinae). Oxford University Press. 361 pp.
Pratt L.C. & S.M. Gon III. 1998. Terrestrial Ecosystems. in: Juvik S. & J. Juvik., eds. Atlas of Hawai‘i, 3rd Edition. University of Hawai‘i Press.
Ricketts, T.H., E. Dinerstein, D.M. Olson, C.J. Loucks, W. Eichbaum, D. DellaSala, K. Kavanagh, P. Hedao, P.T. Hurley, K.M. Carney, R. Abell, and S. Walters. 1998. Terrestrial ecoregions of North America: a conservation assessment.Island Press. Washington, DC, USA. 485 pp.
Sohmer & S.M. Gon III. 1995. Hawaiian Region. in:Centres of Plant Diversity: A Guide and Strategy for their Conservation -- Volume 2: Asia, Australia and the Pacific. Published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and The World Conservation Union (IUCN).
Tosi, J., V. Watson & R. Balanos. 2001. Life Zone Maps of the Hawaiian Islands. TropicalScienceCenter, San Jose, Costa Rica. email@example.com U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1999/2005. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants. 50 CFR 17.11 and 17.12. Washington, D.C. Augmented by online list updates: USFWS, Division of Endangered Species on ADe 09/06/2005. U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. Draft revised recovery plan for Hawaiian waterbirds, second draft of second revision. Portland, OR. 155 pp. Wagner W. and V. Funk 1995. Hawaiian Biogeography: Evolution on a Hot Spot Archipelago. Smithsonian Institution Press. WashingtonD.C.