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Ahmad, Amjad BAssistant Extension Agent - Sustainable & Organic AgricultureAmjad Ahmad
Akahoshi, Kiersten SJunior Extension AgentKiersten Akahoshi
Amore, Teresita D.Assistant ResearcherTeresita Amore
Baldos, Orville CAssistant ResearcherOrville Baldos
Chen, Nancy JungJunior ResearcherNancy Chen
Cho, Alyssa HAssistant ResearcherAlyssa Cho
Deenik, Jonathan L.Specialist and ChairJonathan Deenik
DeFrank, Joseph Researcher in Weed ScienceJoseph DeFrank
Galanti, Russell Junior Extension AgentRussell Galanti
Gutierrez-Coarite, Rosemary Assistant Extension AgentRosemary Gutierrez-Coarite
Hawkins, Jennifer Assistant Extension Agent DHHLJennifer  Hawkins
Isele, Eli Assistant Extension AgentEli Isele
Kantar, Michael Assistant ProfessorMichael Kantar
Kaufman, Andrew J.Associate SpecialistAndrew Kaufman
Kawabata, Andrea Associate Extension AgentAndrea Kawabata
Keach, James EAssistant Extension Agent - Ornamentals & Master GardenersJames Keach
Kirk, Emilie Assistant Extension Agent - Sustainable & Organic AgricultureEmilie Kirk
Kobayashi, Kent D.Associate Professor/Researcher. ASHS Fellow.Kent Kobayashi
Leonhardt, Kenneth W.Specialist - Graduate ChairmanKenneth Leonhardt
Lincoln, Noa KekuewaAssociate Professor/ResearcherNoa Lincoln
Lutgen, Hannah C.Junior Extension AgentHannah Lutgen
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
Nguyen, Hue V.Professor/Soil ScientistHue Nguyen
Nguyen, Nhu H.Assistant Professor/ResearcherNhu Nguyen
Paull, Robert E.Professor/ResearcherRobert Paull
Radovich, Theodore Extension Specialist, Researcher & Professor Theodore Radovich
Schell, John Lecturer 
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 Tavares, Kylie L.T.Junior Extension AgentKylie Wong Tavares

Emeriti and Retired Faculty

Arakaki, Alton S.Assistant Extension AgentAlton Arakaki
Bittenbender, H.C. "Skip"Emeritus Extension SpecialistH.C. Bittenbender
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
Nelson, Scot C.Emeritus Specialist, Plant PathologyScot Nelson
Ogoshi, Richard MAssistant ResearcherRichard Ogoshi
Sandlin, M'Randa RAssistant Researcher Public Issues EducationM'Randa Sandlin
Saulo, Aurora A.Emeritus Professor & SpecialistAurora Saulo
Yamakawa, Roy M.Extension AgentRoy Yamakawa
Yost, Russell S.Emeritus ResearcherRussell Yost