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Julie Kuo
Hawaii Ballast Water & Hull Fouling Coordinator at Department of Land and Natural Resources in c/o with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit


Jules Kuo works for the Hawai’i Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Aquatic Resources, as the State’s Ballast Water and Hull Fouling Coordinator. Ballast water and vessel biofouling are the top two vectors of aquatic alien species introductions into the State. Currently, she is collaborating with government and commercial industry stakeholders to develop and implement regulatory standards and policies to minimize further introductions as well as control their spread to the neighboring islands.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Joint Q&A

  • The first-movers: Hawaii