8/3/2017 Source: Office of Communication Services, CTAHR
Congratulations to all CTAHR faculty who were successful in the recent Maui County FY18 grant competition! A total of 16 proposals were submitted, and support was provided for the top-ranked 8 proposals. These successful projects, and their project managers, are as follows: “Field Demonstration on the Effectiveness of Using Oleander, Nerium oleander, as an Axis Deer Hedgerow-Fence to Protect Interior Farm Cash Crops,” Alton Arakaki; “Management of Frit Fly, a Challenging Turfgrass/Golf Pest, on Maui,” Zhiqiang Cheng and Norman Nagata; “Maui County Coffee Grower Training on Integrated Pest Management of Coffee Berry Borer,” Andrea Kawabata, Kylie Wong, Robin Shimabuku, and Alton Arakaki; “Grower and Community Evaluation of New Taro Varieties on the Islands of Maui and Molokai,” Susan Miyasaka, Robin Shimabuku, Alton Arakaki, and Sharon Motomura-Wages; “FSMA Water Requirement Compliance Research and Outreach,” Lynn Nakamura-Tengan, Jensen Uyeda, and Kylie Wong; “Youth Bee-Keeping Workshop Series,” Cynthia Nazario-Leary and Nancy Ooki; “GET Local Maui Nui,” Nancy Ooki, Lynn Nakamura-Tengan, and Kylie Wong; and “Expanding Turmeric (Curcuma spp.) Production in Maui County,” Kylie Wong, Ted Radovich, and Sharon Motomura-Wages.