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Data Driven Agriculture starts with growing plants, measuring their parts, and recording that information. But when you analyze the data and apply it to real-life scenarios, that’s when things get really exciting. For example, what if you wanted to slow erosion in a particularly...
“How have palaka and rice bag clothing shaped the people of Hawaiʻi?” This is the question Andy Reilly in the Dept. of Family and Consumer Sciences is hoping to answer in his upcoming research project about the history of fashion in in our state.
Did you know that 75% of new human pathogens over the past three decades have originated from animals? What’s more, many common causes of human infection, such as E. coli and Salmonella, are shared with animals and readily found within the environment.
Want to tell that special someone how much they mean to you AND support a worthy cause?n RSVP now and then head over to UH Campus Center Courtyard on Sunday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. to noon for a free ikebana flower arrangement workshop with CTAHR’s Home Garden Network (HGN).
As part of the CTAHR Strategic Vision process, CTAHR Administration is seeking feedback on the College’s main website. We would greatly appreciate your participation in a brief survey that will take approximately 15 minutes for you to complete. All responses are anonymous.
“Many indigenous agroecosystems are productive, adaptive, and ecologically principled, but are largely overlooked by planning in terms of their potential to meet current and future food needs,” noted a coalition of CTAHR researchers in Nature Sustainability.
The Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture has released its latest Project Impacts publication to highlight the accomplishments of the CTSA and its funded projects. This eye-catching booklet serves as an update to Project Impacts released a decade ago, and focuses on the impact...
More than 1,200 participants representing 55 countries attended the 21st Hawaiʻi International Conference on Education – which gave plenty of exposure for the posters and talks given by the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences.
Make a note to get your hair done and tuxedo dry cleaned, because the 2023 CTAHR ʻOhana Banquet is set for Thursday, April 13, at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi! Festivities and cocktails will begin at 4:00 p.m., and this year we plan to be pau by 8:00 p.m.!
The 32nd Hawaiʻi legislative session will convene next week, hopefully with Ag concerns fresh in the minds of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Environment, following their visit to the Waimānalo Research Station. Sen. Mike Gabbard, chair, was joined by committee members Sen. Tim...
Twenty-one people from Sakai Town in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, paid a visit to Gilmore Hall to learn about CTAHR's mission and activities, and to introduce CTAHR to the town’s agricultural history and development.
Congrats to Rajesh Jha and his team in the Dept. of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences for not one but TWO papers recognized this year! The Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology...
Congrats to Kent Kobayashi of the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, who was chosen to be the next consulting editor of Urban Horticulture and Controlled Environments in HortTechnology.
When Covid hit and public access to venues across the
country took a nosedive, CTAHR’s Urban Garden Center did its best to...
The food was great, the gift exchange was fun, the opportunity to socialize with our colleagues was very special, and a good time was had by all at the 2022 Maui County Faculty & Staff Appreciation meeting and luncheon!
Visitors to the Kaimukī Public Library will be greeted by 10 new trees planted by students in the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences. “This is the art of learning by doing,” says Andrew Kaufman. I just feel really privileged and I think that the mission of UH Mānoa and all of...
Native Hawaiians are disproportionately affected by food insecurity and other issues in the food system. Yet, they and other indigenous people are underrepresented in the food science workforce. And just when the need for such expertise is increasing, there will be a predicted...
The 2023 CTAHR ‘Ohana Banquet is scheduled for April 13, so mark your calendars and save the date! It is at this auspicious occasion when we will honor the 2023 Dean’s Awards recipients! Here is your opportunity to nominate a deserving Faculty, Staff or Student.
Animals often appear in the mele (songs), moʻolelo (stories and history), and kipuka (connection to nature) of our shared, rich Hawaiian culture. So for the last speaker in her 2022 Companion Animals and Society...
Kent Kobayashi has reached an exciting milestone of working at CTAHR for 40 years. The professor and researcher in the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences has conducted a profusion of studies over the years, all while educating students on LED lighting, controlled environments, hydroponics...
What started out as a hobby for four graduate students has started to become much more than that. Bitter Root Brewery (BRB for short) is a student-run business. Our ginger beer, or the O.G. (the Original Ginger) was created in a Fermentation Biochemistry class offered in the Dept....
You’d be a-maize-d about how much there is to learn about corn! On Wednesday, December 2nd, the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences held its “ a-MAIZE-ing Science Fair” at the Student Center of UHM campus. The fair had games, popcorn, and good times as students...
Registration is free, and four HDOA Pesticide CEUs will be offered for the last CTAHR workshop of this calendar year: the 2022 CTAHR Pesticide Safety and Education Workshop.
Provided to support Hawai‘i families, agriculture workforce, and the community as they cope with the impacts of COVID-19.
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