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In a city that venerates the bold and the beautiful, the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences was right at home with its world-premiere presentation of two new anthurium varities: the Cathy Rulloda and the Phil Rulloda. Featured by Team Hawaiʻi (CTAHR and the Hawaiʻi Floriculture and Nursery Association) at “Roots,” the National Symposium of
Pent-up demand for professional gatherings was on full display as the Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences headed to Da Windy City for the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Science.
Dust off the putter and squeeze into those plaid pants, because the CTAHR Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament is just two months away! The inaugural fundraiser will be held Friday, October 21, at Pearl Country Club, Oʻahu. CTAHR Alumni & Friends have come together to coordinate this friendly tournament to raise funds to help support student engagement, including upkeep and renovations to the CTAHR Student Lounge.
Interested in local food products made or grown in Hawaiʻi? CTAHR’s Food Systems Working Group is holding a virtual forum about Hawaiʻi food businesses, highlighting CTAHR projects that connect food to table.THIS Thursday, September 15, High noon (12:00 p.m.)
Hawaiʻi’s heavy dependence on imported foods also means we experience periods with a higher degree of uncertainty over the availability of products. For example, due to our increasing reliance on grain as a source of carbohydrates, crippling shortages can occur if the supply from California or Asia is interrupted.