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

Giant Candy Canes

“Kō: Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane Cultivars” gives a fascinating history

Ready, Set, Students

No in-class? No problem. ASAO is keeping CTAHR students in the loop

Helping 500,000+

The 2020 AUW Campaign targets Hawaiʻi residents who need assistance

A.I. in Ag

New grant opportunity is due October 5

Beyond Beginners

GoFarm Hawaiʻi consults on business plans, grant writing, and a whole lot more.

Vegan Leather

FDM students hope to establish sustainable manufacturing in Hawaiʻi

One Busy Man

Extension agent is helping livestock producers, near and far

$1.5M for Ag Ed

Grant designed to expand education for Native Hawaiians

Primed for Expansion

NIFA awards almost $1M to CTAHR’s Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture

Textbook Nutrition

Food Science and Human Nutrition’s latest edition adds an interactive layer

Welcome, Rock

Dr. Zhi-Yan Du joins MBBE

Men’s Wear

FDM professor is featured in a new book on masculine clothing

A Virtual Garden

The American Society for Horticultural Science’s online conference is a hit

RU AgCurious?

GoFarm Hawaiʻi Windward kicks off another farmer training

Giant Smiles

4-H contest gets keiki excited about agriculture

Safe You, Safe Campus

IT Services’ new app is mandatory for those coming to UH

Earth Mother

UH Center for Hawaiian Studies’ webinar is tonight at 7:00 p.m.

Not-Fun Spoofing

Beware of attackers impersonating CTAHR IT staff

Mission: Possible

Dean Comerford hosts a virtual Town Hall for Alumni and Friends

Conserving Kāhuli

Can structured decision-making save the Hawaiian Tree Snail?

Renaissance Agent

Molokaʻi Extension welcomes Marshall Joy

Positioned for Growth

Thesis explores a clonal rootstock program for cacao in Hawaiʻi

Bad Seed

USDA investigates packages of unsolicited seeds from China

Fire and Rain

SOEST and CTAHR document the first hurricane to cause both flooding and multiple fires.

Bringing UH to Cambodia

FCS joins a $1 million project to study socioeconomic and environmental shifts.


Learn about Native Hawaiian sweet potato varieties

Vegetable Garden Isle

Extension agents feed the hungry with the fruits of their research

Soil Rx

Extension offers conference on soil health

Mama Cows

Agent offers webinar on choosing heifers for cow/calf producers

Fashion Fights COVID

FDM alumna’s fashion-forward scrubs benefit Hawaiʻi Food Bank