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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. ResearcherAmjad Ahmad
Akahoshi, Kiersten SJunior Extension AgentKiersten Akahoshi
Amore, Teresita D.Assistant ResearcherTeresita Amore
Arakaki, Alton S.Assistant Extension AgentAlton Arakaki
Baldos, Orville CAssistant ResearcherOrville Baldos
Bittenbender, H.C. "Skip"Extension Specialist in Fruit & NutsH.C. Bittenbender
Chen, Nancy JungJunior ResearcherNancy Chen
Cho, Alyssa HAssistant ResearcherAlyssa Cho
Deenik, Jonathan L.SpecialistJonathan Deenik
DeFrank, Joseph D.Researcher in Weed ScienceJoseph DeFrank
Grzebik, Jayme TimsAssistant Extension AgentJayme Grzebik
Hawkins, Jennifer Assistant Extension Agent DHHL 
Isele, Eli Assistant Extension Agent 
Kantar, Michael Assistant ProfessorMichael Kantar
Kaufman, Andrew J.Associate SpecialistAndrew Kaufman
Kawabata, Andrea Associate Extension AgentAndrea Kawabata
Keach, James EAssistant ProfessorJames Keach
Kirk, Emilie Junior Extension Agent and Master Gardner CoordinatorEmilie Kirk
Kobayashi, Kent D.Associate Horticulturist. ASHS Fellow.Kent Kobayashi
Leonhardt, Kenneth W.Specialist - Graduate ChairmanKenneth Leonhardt
Lincoln, Noa KekuewaAssistant Professor/ResearcherNoa Lincoln
Loke, Matthew Visiting Colleague 
Manshardt, Richard M.HorticulturistRichard Manshardt
Matsumura, Kalani Junior Extension AgentKalani Matsumura
McDonald, Ty G.Associate Extension AgentTy McDonald
Miyasaka, Susan C.Professor of AgronomySusan Miyasaka
Motomura, Sharon AikoAssistant Extension AgentSharon Motomura
Muszynski, Michael G.Assistant ProfessorMichael Muszynski
Nagata, Norman Assistant Extension AgentNorman Nagata
Nazario-Leary, Cynthia Assistant Extension AgentCynthia Nazario-Leary
Nelson, Scot C.Specialist, Plant PathologyScot Nelson
Nguyen, Hue V.Soil Scientist/ProfessorHue Nguyen
Nguyen, Nhu H.Assistant Professor/ResearcherNhu Nguyen
Ogoshi, Richard MAssistant ResearcherRichard Ogoshi
Paull, Robert E.Professor/Researcher - ChairRobert Paull
Radovich, Theodore Associate SpecialistTheodore Radovich
Sandlin, M'Randa RAssistant Researcher Public Issues EducationM'Randa Sandlin
Saulo, Aurora A.Professor & SpecialistAurora Saulo
Silva, Joshua Assistant Extension AgentJoshua Silva
Teves, Glenn I.Assistant Extension AgentGlenn Teves
Uyeda, Jensen YAssistant Extension AgentJensen Uyeda
Wieczorek, Ania Professor/Extension Specialist Molecular Ecology/BiotechnologyAnia Wieczorek
Wong, Kylie L.T.Junior Extension AgentKylie Wong
Yost, Russell S.ResearcherRussell Yost

Emeriti and Retired Faculty

Brewbaker, James L.Emeritus Plant Breeder and GeneticistJames Brewbaker
Criley, Richard A.Emeritus HorticulturistRichard Criley
Fukuda, Steven K.Emeritus Co. Extension AgentSteven Fukuda
Habte, Mitiku D.Emeritus Soil ScientistMitiku Habte
Kawabata, Andrew F.Extension AgentAndrew Kawabata
Kratky, Bernard A.Emeritus ResearcherBernard Kratky
Nagao, Mike A.Emeritus ResearcherMike Nagao
Yamakawa, Roy M.Extension Agent (retired)Roy Yamakawa