Tag: College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi may successfully sequester carbon in soil

Potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi may successfully sequester carbon in soil

January 13, 2017  |  1 Comment
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PLOS ONE study finds that two potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi—sugarcane and napiergrass—may sequester more carbon in soil than is lost to the atmosphere,

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Innovative nurseryman and significant entomologist will receive top honors from CTAHR

Innovative nurseryman and significant entomologist will receive top honors from CTAHR

January 11, 2017  |  Comments
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The two men will be honored at CTAHR’s 29th Annual Awards Banquet on May 5.

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Fall 2016 commencement schedule

Fall 2016 commencement schedule

December 6, 2016  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates at fall commencement systemwide.

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State holds first Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death Summit

State holds first Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death Summit

November 30, 2016  |  Comments
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The summit provided situation reports on the disease and presented the recently completed strategic response plan.

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Village Walks in American Samoa promote healthy living

Village Walks in American Samoa promote healthy living

November 18, 2016  |  Comments
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The Children’s Healthy Living intervention program aims to combat childhood obesity by supporting healthy local and indigenous environments.

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UH researchers making advances in battle against rapid ʻōhiʻa death

UH researchers making advances in battle against rapid ʻōhiʻa death

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Ambrosia beetles may play a role in spreading the fungal disease that has affected 50,000 acres of ʻōhiʻa forests.

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UH Mānoa begins CTAHR and engineering dean searches

UH Mānoa begins CTAHR and engineering dean searches

October 4, 2016  |  Comments
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The formal search for deans of College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and College of Engineering has been initiated.

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Beginning farmer-training program expands to Hawaii County

Beginning farmer-training program expands to Hawaii County

September 9, 2016  |  Comments
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GoFarm Hawaiʻi’s comprehensive and practical farmer-training classes on the Big Island will begin this fall.

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International study finds areas protecting wildlife are doing good job but need support

International study finds areas protecting wildlife are doing good job but need support

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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Study led by UH Mānoa’s Megan Barnes highlights the need for effective management and more financial support in national parks around the world.

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Pacific Global Breadfruit Summit honors UH ʻulu pioneer

Pacific Global Breadfruit Summit honors UH ʻulu pioneer

August 15, 2016  |  Comments
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The first global breadfruit summit brings together traditional, community, scientific and technology experts to connect the many benefits of ʻulu.

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