REMINDER: CTAHR Town Hall Meeting

Set your alarm for TOMORROW, Tuesday, May 19, 11:00 a.m.

REMINDER: CTAHR Town Hall Meeting

Dean Nicholas Comerford will host a Town Hall meeting tomorrow. Please mark your calendar now, and plan to attend.

What: Faculty/Staff Town Hall for a Q&A about CTAHR and Current National Emergency

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Online via Zoom or YouTube


  1. This Town Hall is for CTAHR faculty and staff.
  2. All participants’ microphones will be muted.
  3. You may connect via Zoom or YouTube. YouTube users must log-in with an @gmail.com account to send chat messages. @hawaii.edu accounts are not authorized for use in YouTube.
  4. We will stay connected until all questions have been addressed.
  5. This will not be recorded and minutes will not be taken. We are providing the most up-to-date answers that we have, but realize that things continue to change quickly, so today’s answers may need to be adjusted based on tomorrow’s information.

Agenda: Brief introduction, followed by Q&A session

Categories: CTAHR Home Page

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‘Awa, Anyone?

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What Lies Beneath…

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4-H Ali‘i

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Owl Right!

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Food for Grandfamilies

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Get It Covered

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Taking Home a Bronze

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No Fire on the Farm

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Virtual Benefits Fair

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Runoff and Hawaiʻi Coral

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Start Your Startup

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Get Your CFAP On

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Nutrition Outreach

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‘Olena Online

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