We’re proud to say that we’ve made an impact in the following ways: increasing the breadth, quality, and on-the-ground relevance of research proposals; synthesizing and deploying existing research more creatively and more deeply into management communities than at any time in recent history of Hawai’i; contributing to more sophisticated approach to framing research on natural, cultural, hydrological and agricultural resources in the region; bridging management-research divides; increasing trust and communication across players in region; expanding collaborative initiatives; increasing visibility of fire issue in Hawai’i and the Pacific.