Wallace Meyer was a co-Principal Investigator on this research project and is an ecologist at Pomona College, USA.
Norine Yeung is the Senior Curator of Malacology at the Bishop Museum and served as a co-Principal Investigator on this project.
Kenneth Hayes is the Director of the Pacific Center for Molecular Biodiversity and an Invertebrate Curator at the Bishop Museum. He was a co-Principal Investigator on this project.
Wallace, Norine and Kenneth have been collaborating for nearly 2 decades to inform conservation of Hawaiian land snails and invertebrate biodiversity more broadly, and to increase capacity for this through the training and engagement of students of all ages.