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4-H for Hawai‘i

4-H for Hawai‘i 8 June 2017

4-H for Hawai‘i

It's not just livestock

Beyond livestock, 4-H promotes youth well-being, leadership skills, community engagement, and STEM activities, says state coordinator Jeff Goodwin.

The Bee’s Knees

The Bee’s Knees 7 June 2017

The Bee’s Knees

Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences’s Scott Nikaido explains the importance of pollinators to Hawai‘i crops and how people can support pollinator health by using fewer insecticides and more pollinator-friendly plants.

Prepared Youth

Prepared Youth 17 May 2017

Prepared Youth

Hawai‘i is the second state that trained adults to instruct kids in a youth preparedness national pilot project. 3 4-H agents were certified through the Hawai‘i Youth Preparedness Initiative.

A Web Winner

A Web Winner 11 May 2017

A Web Winner

Hawai‘i Association of County Agricultural Agents nominated Andrea Kawabata for their national organization’s Communications Award for her coffee berry borer beetle website.

GoFarm Grows

4 May 2017

GoFarm Grows

The GoFarm Hawai‘i beginning farmer training program received new grants from the Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture, Hawai‘i Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, and Kamehameha Schools.

Prevent the Parasite

4 May 2017

Prevent the Parasite

With new cases of rat lungworm reported in the Islands, Extension Agent Jari Sugano was featured on Hawaii News Now offering some tips on reducing the risk of the disease.

Gut Feeling

Gut Feeling 4 May 2017

Gut Feeling

GoFarm and Ag Incubator alumnus and entrepreneur Rob Barreca and graduate student Surely Wallace promoted fermented foods in a recent Honolulu Star-Advertiser article.

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6 August 2019

Invade the Big Island

Registration now open for Invasive Species Conference

Invade the Big Island

Secure your place at the Invasive Species Conference at Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo, Hawaii island on August 22–23 by registering here. This booking is free, but the registration fee will be due at the conference.

Many members of the CTAHR ‘ohana, from Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, and Cooperative Extension, will be giving presentations. They include associate dean for Extension Kelvin Sewake, Mike Melzer, Amjad Ahmad, Qing Li, James Friday, Zhiqiang Cheng, Keith Weiser, Rosemary Guiterrez, Andrea Kawabata, Matt Miyahira, Stuart Nakamoto, Robin Shimabuku, Shannon Wilson, Mark Thorne, Jennifer Mack, and Mark Wright.

Their topics include pests of trees as small as the fungus that causes ROD and as big as the coconut rhinoceros beetle (pictured); novel ways to deal with invasives such as allowing their natural predators to attack them or using them for compost; and infesters of iconic Hawai‘i crops such as coffee and macadamia nuts.

View the updated flier and conference agenda attached here.