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Dr. Cheng-Sheng Lee, Executive Director of the Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture, is preparing to leave for San Diego and WAS Aquaculture 2022, to be held in-person this year. In the meantime, he encourage us to “please start thinking about regional funding priorities for the next development cycle.” CTSA will release an official request for FY22 funding priorities input next month.
No need watch college basketball to understand just how much the pandemic restrictions are being lifted across the nation, especially for large gatherings. With luck, this trend will carry on thru the end of semester and beyond. Thus, the 2022 CTAHR ʻOhana Banquet will proceed as planned!
My name is Joey Ooka and I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Dept. of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, working in the lab of Daniel Owens. On April 14, I’m hosting a virtual Ph.D Dissertation Defense to discuss my project “The Utilization of Natural Products for Agricultural Benefit.” Please join me!
For his dedication to supporting and enhancing invasive species management on Kauaʻi and throughout Hawaiʻi, Extension agent Roshan Manandhar is the recipient of the 2022 Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Month Kauaʻi Island MVP Award! The award recognizes an individual, organization, or agency responsible for one of the major invasive species highlights in the areas of research, prevention, control, and/or public outreach on their island.
The Hawaiʻi Foodbank has kicked off its Annual State Employees Food Drive running through May 13, and the goal this year is to raise $147,000 and 39,000 pounds of food. The top five most wanted items are: monetary contributions, canned proteins (chicken/tuna), canned meals (stew/spaghetti), canned vegetables/fruit, and rice (five to ten-pound bags are preferred).