Urban Garden Center

University of Hawai'i College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Cooperative Extension Service owned facility with programs in urban horticulture focusing on a one stop educational center concept for the public. Local school outreach programs and gardening demonstrations are available to the community. 

Mission Statement

To continuously and consistently provide innovative and diverse horticultural information to the gardening public.


UGC Faculty and Staff

Steve Nagano

4-H agent; Ecosystem and Children's Garden project leader
E-mail: snagano@hawaii.edu
Phone: 453-6054 

Russell Galanti
Junior Extension Agent-Ornamental and Landscaping
E-mail: rgalanti@hawaii.edu
Phone: 453-6053

Kalani Matsumura
Junior Extension Agent
E-mail: kalanitm@hawaii.edu
Phone: 453-6059 

Joshua Silva
Assistant Extension Agent-Edible Crops
E-mail: jhsilva@hawaii.edu
Phone: 453-6050

Support Staff:

Beatriz Aragon-Balgas
UGC Administrative Assistant
E-mail: beatriz@hawaii.edu
Phone: 453-6050