Tonight! One Night Only!

CTAHR’s Spring Convocation starts at 5:00 p.m. sharp

Tonight! One Night Only!

Despite a rollercoaster semester, our undergraduate and graduate students have pushed forward with their eyes on the prize: Graduation!

So without further ado, here is tonight’s lineup, via this YouTube Premier Event or the CTAHR Convocation website:

5:00 p.m. – Pre-Show

  • CTAHR Student and 2019–2020 Year in Review slideshow

5:30 p.m. – CTAHR Virtual Convocation

  • Welcome, Instructions, Interactive Raffle Prize Giveaways
  • CTAHR Oli: Samantha Alvarado, graduate student
  • Welcome Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Comerford, CTAHR dean and director
  • Keynote Speaker: Lisa Kitagawa-Akagi, Hawai‘i state representative
  • Student Marshal Speakers:
    • Cody Ching, undergraduate in ANSC
    • Sabrina Summers, undergraduate in BE
    • Samantha Alvarado, graduate student in NREM
  • Honor Society Recognition
  • Presentation of Graduates
  • Honored Speaker: Dr. Michael Bruno, UHM provost
  • Closing Remarks: Dr. Ania Wieczorek, CTAHR associate dean of academic affairs (interim)

6:00 p.m. – Evaluation

Don’t forget to give our grads a shout-out!

  • Live Chat: Message our graduating students during the event
  • Facebook: Post your video, mahalo message, congratulations, photos
  • Instagram: Post your message and photos and tag @CTAHR
  • #CTAHRgrad: Tag us on your Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter posts

Campus Reopening

Provost Bruno will host virtual forum 2:00 p.m. Thursday (TOMORROW)

On-Target Genome Editing

Study aimed at children’s diseases could help boost agricultural production

A Garden Isle Welcome

New county administrator joins the Kaua‘i Extension ‘ohana

‘Awa, Anyone?

Pu‘u O Hoku Ranch offers a CTAHR-exclusive discount

What Lies Beneath…

Find out June 30 how plant roots influence the soil in which they grow

Convocation Memories

Links to Spring 2020 graduation video and grads now available

How Can We Help?

Human Development and Family Sciences develops a quick guide to coping

4-H Ali‘i

Join the June 25th online ceremony for 4-H supporters

Plant Guardian

Extension’s Amjad Ahmad will represent Hawai‘i for national germplasm collection

Owl Right!

On June 30, NREM grad student will discuss endemic, endangered pueo

Food for Grandfamilies

Maui Extension pairs elders and food trucks for meals and education

Get It Covered

Western SARE is conducting a cover crop survey

Taking Home a Bronze

Voice of the Sea episode about CTAHR wins a Telly Award

More Anthurium

Master’s thesis project investigates anthurium propagation

No Fire on the Farm

Learn how to assess and reduce the risk of wildfire on agricultural lands

Virtual Benefits Fair

All-day event offers online workshops 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.

Runoff and Hawaiʻi Coral

Master’s thesis investigates the human impact on native soft octocoral

Start Your Startup

Shidler College of Business offers assistance to new entrepreneurs

Get Your CFAP On

USDA provides financial assistance to agriculture


In-person safety training TODAY at 10:00 a.m. at Magoon

The Roots of Farming

Cooperative Extension offers a virtual potato production workshop

ADSC Is Closed to Samples

Last-minute construction changes adversely affect ADSC’s ability to provide diagnostics.

Nutrition Outreach

Professor honored for obesity prevention locally and internationally

‘Olena Online

Virtual turmeric webinar and drive-up cultivar distribution