Gail Grabowsky, Ph.D.

Director & Associate Professor, Environmental Studies
Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Phone: (808) 735-4834


Environmental Studies


Gail Grabowsky, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Director of the Environmental Studies program. She has served as a member of the State Environmental Council and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Council and as the associate director of the Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability. She has won awards for her teaching, research, community service, swimming, and outrigger canoe racing.

Special interests are developmental and evolutionary biology; invertebrate zoology, ecology, biomechanics and environmental science.

Dr. Gail continues to inspire us all to take action to help the environment. On Earth Day April 2007 her book “50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save Hawai’i” was published and released.

Academic Degrees

B.S. Duke University
B.A. Duke University
Ph.D. Duke University