Sherman 216
3190 Maile Way, St. John 102
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-6498

Fax: 956-3894


Noa Kekuewa Lincoln

Assistant Professor/Researcher 


Indigenous Crops and Cropping Systems


University of Canterbury, Fellowship in Tribal Resource Economics; Stanford University, PhD Terrestrial Biogeochemistry and Social Ecology; Stanford University, Certificate in Indigenous Resource Management; Yale University, BS Environmental Engineering

Courses Taught:

Selected Publications:

  • Lincoln, N. & P. Vitousek. (2015) Nitrogen Fixation During Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) Decomposition is and Important Source of Nitrogen in Traditional Hawaiian Agriculture. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability.
  • Lincoln, N., & Ardoin, N. (2015) Cultivating Values: Environmental Values and Sense of Place as Correlates to Sustainable Agricultural Practices. Agriculture and Human Values
  • Lincoln, N., Chadwick, O. M., & Vitousek, P. M (2014) Soil Fertility Indicators and Opportunities for Pre-Contact Farming in Kona, Hawai‘i. Ecosphere 5(4), 42.
  • Lincoln, N. & Ladefoged, T. N. (2014) Agroecology of pre-contact Hawaiian dryland farming: the spatial extent, yield and social impact of Hawaiian breadfruit groves in Kona, Hawai‘i. Journal of Archaeological Science 49, 192-202.
  • Lincoln, N. (2014) Effect of various monotypic forest canopies on earthwork biomass and feral pig rooting in Hawaiian wet forests. Forest Ecology and Management 331, 79-84.
  • Lincoln, N, & Ardoin, N. (2015). Farmer Typologies: Who is Farming How and What. Food, Culture, and Environment
  • Lincoln, N., Bartz, J., Choy, M., & Penney, S. (2009) Carbon Measurement Technologies and Risk Management Strategies. Produced for the Environmental Defense Fund.
  • Ellison, B., OÊ»Connell, D., Lincoln, N., Nahoopii, D., Kimura, K., Richards, L. (2008) Assessment of Water Resources and Suggested Tribal Water Strategy. Produced for Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu.
  • Lincoln, N. (2010). Ethnobotanical Guide to Native Hawaiian Plants. Bishop Museum Press; Honolulu, HI.
  • Lincoln, N. (2014). Soil nutrient and carbon assessment for HokuNui, Makawao, Hawaii. Produced for HokuNui.


Assessing and Sharing Breadfruit Practices

Granting agency: Western SARE

From: 4/15/2017 to 4/14/2020

Amount: $220,000

Breadfruit Processing and Product Development

Granting agency: HDOA

From: 6/01/2017 to 5/30/2018

Amount: $30,000

Nutrient Cycling in Hawaiian Farming Systems

Granting agency: USDA HATCH

From: 10/01/2016 to 09/30/2018

Amount: $65,000

Remote Sensing and Modeling of Agroforestry Systems

Granting agency: McIntire-Stennis

From: 10/01/2016 to 09/30/2018

Amount: $50,000


  • Indigenous Cropping Systems Laboratory - Members