Carson, Hampton L. (1997). Sexual selection: A driver of genetic change in Hawaiian Drosophila. Journal of Heredity 88:343-352.
An eminent evolutionary biologist looks back on more than three decades of work with Hawaiian drosophilids.
Carson, Hampton L. (1999). Selection, Darwinian fitness and evolution in local populations. In S.P. Wasser, ed., Evolutionary Theory and Processes: Modern Perspectives. New York: Kluwer.
An examination of the meaning of fitness within the broader context of evolutionary theory.
Clague, David A., and G. Brent Dalrymple. (1987). The Hawaiian-Emperor volcanic chain, Part I. Geologic evolution. In R.W. Decker, T.L. Wright, and P.H. Stauffer, eds., Volcanism in Hawaii, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1350:5-54.
A thorough description of the geology of the Hawaiian archipelago.
Cox, George. (1999). Alien Species in North America and Hawaii. Washington, DC: Island Press.
An analysis of the effects of non-native species on North American and Hawaiian terrestrial freshwater, and marine ecosystems.
Craddock, Elysse M. (2000). Speciation processes in the adaptive radiation of Hawaiian plants and animals. Evolutionary Biology 31:1-43.
An accessible and authoritative overview of the evolutionary processes that have led to high levels of speciation in Hawaii.
Kambysellis, Michael P., and Elysse M. Craddock. (1997). Ecological and reproductive shifts in the diversification of the endemic Hawaiian Drosophila. In T.J. Givnish and K.J. Sytsma, eds., Molecular Evolution and Adaptive Radiation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
An analysis of evolutionary mechanisms involved in the adaptive radiation of the drosophilids in Hawaii.
Kaneshiro, Kenneth Y. (1989). The dynamics of sexual selection and founder effects in species formation. In L.V. Giddings, K.Y. Kaneshiro, and W.W. Anderson, eds., Genetics, Speciation, and the Founder Principle. New York: Oxford University Press.
A study of how speciation among Hawaiian drosophilids illustrates principles involved in speciation in general.
Kaneshiro, Kenneth Y. (1993). Introduction, colonization, and establishment of exotic insect populations: Fruit flies in Hawaii and California. American Entomologist 39:23-29.
The problem of alien species in an evolutionary perspective.
Wagner, Warren L., and V.A. Funk, eds. (1995). Hawaiiian Biogeography: Evolution on a Hot Spot Archipelago. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.
A collection of papers on the interplay of Hawaii’s geological and biological histories.
Ziegler, Alan C. (2002). Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
A comprehensive guide to the natural history of Hawaii, from the tectonic origins of the islands to the impact of humans.