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Our programs in academic instruction, scientific research, and community education are possible only through the creativity, expertise, and dedication of our faculty and staff. We’re proud to support advances in plant production, food safety and security, and environmental protection to benefit communities in Hawai‘i, in the Pacific region, and throughout the tropics and subtropics.


Ahmad, Amjad AJr. Researcher
Amore, Teresita D.Assistant Researcher
Arakaki, Alton S.Assistant Extension Agent
Baldos, Orville CAssistant Researcher/Professor
Bittenbender, H.C. "Skip"Extension Specialist in Fruit & Nuts
Cheah, Kheng Associate Specialist
Chen, Nancy JungJunior Researcher
Cho, Alyssa HAssistant Researcher
Deenik, Jonathan L.Specialist
DeFrank, Joseph D.Specialist in Weed Science
Grzebik, Jayme TimsAssistant Extension Agent
Kaufman, Andrew J.Associate Specialist
Kawabata, Andrea Assistant Extension Agent
Kobayashi, Kent D.Associate Horticulturist
Leonhardt, Kenneth W.Specialist
Lincoln, Noa KekuewaAssistant Professor
Manshardt, Richard M.Horticulturist
McDonald, Ty G.Associate Extension Agent
Miyasaka, Susan C.Professor of Agronomy
Muszynski, Michael G.Assistant Professor
Nagata, Norman Assistant Extension Agent
Nazario-Leary, Cynthia Assistant Extension Agent
Nelson, Scot C.Specialist
Nguyen, Hue V.Soil Scientist/Professor
Ogoshi, Richard Associate Biofuel Agronomist
Paull, Robert E.Professor/Researcher
Quintanilla, Marisol Assistant Extension Agent
Radovich, Theodore Associate Specialist
Sandlin, M'Randa RAssistant Researcher Public Issues Education
Saulo, Aurora A.Specialist
Silva, Joshua Junior Extension Agent 
Teves, Glenn I.Assistant Extension Agent
Turano, Brian Assistant Specialist/Professor
Uyeda, Jensen YJunior Extension Agent
Wieczorek, Ania Professor/Extension Specialist Molecular Ecology/Biotechnology
Yost, Russell S.Chair and Researcher

Emeriti and Retired Faculty

Brewbaker, James L.Plant Breeder and Geneticist (retired)
Criley, Richard A.Emeritus Horticulturist
Fukuda, Steven K.Emeritus Co. Extension Agent
Habte, Mitiku D.Soil Scientist (retired)
Kawabata, Andrew F.Extension Agent
Kratky, Bernard A.Researcher Emeritus
Nagao, Mike A.Researcher Emeritus
Yamakawa, Roy M.Extension Agent (retired)