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While no one can deny that saving endangered species and their habitat is a noble cause, the field of Conservation Biology has been publicly criticized as racist, due to the exclusion of Indigenous people from their lands and waters during the establishment of protected areas, such as national parks and marine protected areas.
Cap and gown? Check. Tassel and $$$ lei? Check. Handwoven stole? Only if you’re a CTAHR student! Since 2018, the Stole Society Club has lovingly crafted graduation stoles for their fellow CTAHR students, who get to proudly display the eye-catching embroidered vestments over their gowns and – of course – keep as a souvenir after the convocation ceremonies conclude.
Merriman’s Kauaʻi, Living Foods Hawaiʻi, and Kauaʻi Food Hub are the guest speakers for a Market Opportunity Workshop on Monday, January 24, starting at 5:30 p.m. That’s THIS EVENING. Hosted by GoFarm Hawaiʻi, the workshop will help participants brush up on their outreach methods, what the current market is looking for, and better ways to connect.
After a hiatus due to the ongoing you-know-what, the terrific GENE-ius Day Program is back up and running for the Spring 2022 semester! The first lab was held last Saturday for students in grades 1-12. Prior to the lab, their parents picked up activity boxes that were specially prepared to maintain the kind of hands-on, engaging experience that makes GENE-ius Day so special. The program, which Associate Dean Ania Wieczorek began in 2006, was modified into virtual teaching for this semester.
Please join the Master Gardeners, Volunteers, and Urban Garden Center (UGC) as we bid a fond aloha to Master Gardener / Urban Horticulture Extension Agent, Kalani Matsumura. Kalani served as a Junior Extension Agent with Oʻahu County, Cooperative Extension, for the past five years. During his tenure, he led the Oʻahu County, Master Gardener Program, to be a successful Cooperative Extension program at CTAHR.