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CTAHR’s Annual Awards Banquet

CTAHR’s Annual Awards Banquet

 

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30th Annual Awards Banquet

Friday, May 4, 2018
Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu

 

CTAHR Dean’s Awards for Excellence

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From left: 2017 awardees Andrew Reilly, Teaching; Tomoaki Miura, Research; Sarah Yuan, Extension; Catherine Chan, International Programs


Previous Award Recipients

Teaching

2017  Andrew Reilly
2016  Maria Stewart
2015  Jonathan Deenik
2014  Christopher Lepczyk
2013  Helen Spafford
2012  Michael Cheang
2011  Jon-Paul Bingham
2010  Loriena Yancura
2009  Michael Dunn
2001  Wayne T. Iwaoka
1996  Scot Nelson, Russell Yost
1994  Ray Jarman
1993  Adelheid Kuehnle
1991 James Silva
1985  Charles W. Weems
1985  Carol Anne Dickson

 

Research

2017  Tomoaki Miura
2016  Samir Khanal
2015  Soojin Jun
2014  Gernot Presting
2012  David Christopher
2011  Arnold Hara
2010  Rachel Novotny
2009  Chennat Gopalakrishnan
2008  Robert Paull
2007  PingSun Leung
2006  Charles Weems
2005  John Hu, Qing Li
2004  Samir El-Swaify

Extension

2017  Sarah Yuan
2016  Lynn Nakamura-Tengan
2015  Naomi Kanehiro
2014  Michael DuPonte
2013  Jari Sugano
2012  Clyde Tamaru
2011  Barbara DeBaryshe/
Early Reading First Team
2010  Steve Fukuda
2009  Andrew Kawabata
2008  Sabina Swift
2007  Michael Kawate, Pamela Kutara, Alton Arakaki, Robin Shimabuku
2006  Sylvia Yuen/Data Program Team, Randall Hamasaki, Nutrition Education for Wellness Team
2005  Arnold Hara, Roy Yamakawa, Claire Nakatsuka
2004  Ron Mau, Glen Fukumoto, Carol Ikeda

International

Programs

2017  Catherine Chan
2016  Rachel Novotny

 

Hōkū Award

2014  Ashley Stokes
2011  Linda Cox
2008  Ken Grace
2007  Carl Evensen

Award Nomination Information

Teaching Award

This award honors faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity, and personal values that benefit students. Awardees receive a framed certificate at CTAHR’s Annual Awards Banquet and a $1,500 allocation for instructional activities.

Nominations: Candidates are nominees for UH Mānoa and UH System teaching awards. See the UH Mānoa Office of Faculty Development and Academic Support’s Awards page for information.

Deadline: October 23, 2017

Research Award

This award recognizes faculty members who have made significant contributions to their field of research. Awardees receive a framed certificate at CTAHR’s Annual Awards Banquet and a $3,000 allocation toward an approved Hatch or McIntire-Stennis research project of their choice. 

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Eligibiliity: Current full-time faculty members who have been employed in CTAHR for at least 12 consecutive months and who have not received the award within the past 5 years. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Required documents: To be considered, nominations must include the following:

  • A nomination letter of no more than 2 pages describing the candidate’s research activities, accomplishments, and contributions to the unit and the impact of the nominee’s research;
  • At least 3 letters of support, including 1 from the nominee’s department chair and at least 2 from others familiar with the nominee’s research; and
  • The nominee’s current CV and a brief biographical profile (no more than 2 pages) highlighting his/her academic goals and research accomplishments.

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

Submission: Email to events@ctahr.hawaii.edu or mail/deliver to
CTAHR OCS
3050 Maile Way, Gil. 124
Honolulu, HI 96822

Selection: Selection is made by a committee appointed by the CTAHR associate dean for research. Evaluation is based on the quality of the nominees’ overall scholarly research activities and accomplishments and/or the specific current body of research, including but not limited to the following:

  • The overall quality of the nomination and strength of the reference letters;
  • Evidence of the quality, originality, and significance of the research (e.g., scholarly peer-reviewed journals, citation scores, etc.);
  • Evidence of extramural funding performance; and
  • Quality of other supporting evidence (e.g., awards and recognitions) and research accomplishments (paper/poster presentations, national and international invitations to present research, etc.).

Note: The selection committee is not required to make an award if it deems there is no suitable candidate based on the documentation provided.

Inquiries: 808-956-2405

Extension Award

This award recognizes faculty members whose Extension program or project has demonstrated outstanding performance and significant results. Awardees receive a framed certificate at CTAHR’s Annual Awards Banquet and a $1,500 allocation toward a project or plan of work of their choice. 

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Eligibility: Current full-time Extension faculty members who have participated in a CTAHR Extension project for at least 12 consecutive months and who have not received the award within the past 5 years. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Required documents: To be considered, nominations must include a letter of not more than 2 pages clearly describing the following:

  • The situation or events indicating the need for the program or project;
  • Outputs and outcomes/impacts of the program or project;
  • The role and %FTE of each team member if the program or project is a team effort; and
  • Applicable collaborations or partnerships, including State and federal agencies.

Supporting materials of not more than 3 pages may be included.

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

Submission: Email to events@ctahr.hawaii.edu or mail/deliver to
CTAHR OCS
3050 Maile Way, Gil. 124
Honolulu, HI 96822

Selection: Selection is made by a committee appointed by the CTAHR associate dean of extension, to include 1 county administrator, 1 department chair, 2 agents, and 1 specialist. Evaluation is based on program responsiveness, outputs, and especially outcomes (impacts).
* Outputs are activities, products, services, and participation that result from inputs (program investments) and are the means, processes, or procedures used to accomplish the project’s or program’s performance objectives. Outputs describe what is done and who is reached, such as “conducted training/classes or workshops/meetings for youth/immigrant farmers/livestock producers.”
* Outcomes/impacts document the effectiveness or value of outputs generated and inputs invested. Outcomes are measurable (e.g., demonstrable knowledge of the problem and desired responses, changed behaviors and/or adopted practices, reduced costs and/or increased profits). Impacts can be short, medium, or long term.

Note: The selection committee is not required to make an award if it deems there is no suitable candidate based on the documentation provided.

Inquiries: 808-956-2405

International Programs Award

This award recognizes faculty members who have made significant and sustained contributions through CTAHR international programs. Awardees receive a framed certificate at CTAHR’s Annual Awards Banquet and a $1,500 allocation toward strengthening and enhancing CTAHR international programs.

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Eligibility: Current full-time faculty members who have been continuously employed in CTAHR for at least 12 consecutive months. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Required documents: To be considered, nominations must include the following:

  • A nomination letter of no more than 2 pages describing the nominee’s scholarly accomplishments and the impact of his/her international program or activities on the unit, CTAHR, and the university;
  • 3 letters of support; and
  • The nominee’s current CV and a brief biographical profile of no more than 2 pages highlighting international programmatic goals and accomplishments.

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

Submission: Email to events@ctahr.hawaii.edu or mail/deliver to
CTAHR OCS
3050 Maile Way, Gil. 124
Honolulu, HI 96822

Selection: Selection is made by a committee appointed by the CTAHR special director of international programs. Evaluation is based on the quality of the nominee’s overall scholarly accomplishments and current international activities at the University of Hawai‘i, as indicated by the following:

  • The overall quality of the nomination and strength of the reference letters;
  • Evidence of the quality, accomplishments, significance, and impact of the international program(s) on students, faculty, the institution, and/or global society; and
  • Extramural funding performance, especially for international activities, and quality of other supporting evidence (e.g., awards and recognitions).

Note: The selection committee is not required to make an award if it deems there is no suitable candidate based on the documentation provided.

Inquiries: 808-956-2405

Hōkū Award

The Alvin T. and Charlotte C. Nakamura “Hōkū”Award recognizes outstanding CTAHR faculty members who have demonstrated a high level of commitment, professional competence, and leadership, and the potential for success in future administrative positions. Awardees receive $500 for travel or other purposes, and their name is inscribed on a perpetual “Hōkū” award plaque.

This award is funded by an endowment by longtime CTAHR Extension agent and interim associate dean for Cooperative Extension Charlotte C. Nakamura and her husband Alvin.

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Eligibiliity: All CTAHR faculty members, with a preference to mid-career faculty. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Required documents: To be considered, nominations must include a short narrative (no more than 1 page) describing the nominee’s demonstrated leadership and potential for future administrative positions.

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

Submission: Email to events@ctahr.hawaii.edu or mail/deliver to
CTAHR OCS
3050 Maile Way, Gil. 124
Honolulu, HI 96822

Selection: Selection is made by a committee appointed by the CTAHR dean and director for Research and Cooperative Extension and representing stakeholders, faculty, staff, and administrators. Evaluation includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrated commitment in carrying out assigned duties and responsibilities and service to the unit, college, UH, and community;
  • Professional competence as recognized by peers;
  • Leadership abilities; and
  • Potential for future administrative positions.

Note: The selection committee is not required to make an award if it deems there is no suitable candidate based on the documentation provided.

Inquiries: 808-956-2405