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Administration
Nellie Sugii, Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Manager

Nellie Sugii, Acting Director and Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Manager

Nellie Sugii
Acting Director and Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Manager
Email: sugii@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-0470

 

 

 

Destin Shigano, Fiscal Officer

Destin Shigano, Fiscal Officer

Destin Shigano
Fiscal Officer
Email: destink@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-2971

Derek Higashi, Office Manager

 

Education
Raedelle Van Fossen, Education Manager

Raedelle Van Fossen, Education Manager

Raedelle Van Fossen
Education Manager
Email: raedelle@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-0461

Hadley Andersen, Education Specialist
Jenna Watling, Education Associate

Questions about field trips, university visits, outreach, and volunteering may be directed to the general education email address: educationlyonarboretum@gmail.com.

Facilities
Clancy Ako, Facilities Manager

Clancy Ako, Facilities Manager

Clancy Ako
Facilities Manager
Email: cako3@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-2479

Kim Zane, Facilities Assistant

 

Grounds and Collections
Liloa Dunn, Grounds and Colletions Manager

Liloa Dunn, Grounds and Collections Manager

Liloa Dunn
Grounds and Collections Manager
Email: liloa@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-0466

Jesse Adams, Botanic Gardener
Hua Kalahiki, Arborist
Nate Kamaka, Assistant Arborist
Rob Santiago, Gardener
Tylor Schwarze, Research Support
Richard Sears, Research Support

 

Hawaiian Rare Plant Program
Nellie Sugii

Nellie Sugii, Acting Director and Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Manager

Nellie Sugii
Acting Director and Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Manager
Email: sugii@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-0470

Micropropagation Lab
Cindy Yamamoto, Micropropagation Lab Manager,  (808) 988-0470, cnose@hawaii.edu
Devon Gordon, Botanical Support
Doug Okamoto, Greenhouse Technician

Seed Conservation Lab

Small, smooth seeds

(Picture unavailable) Anna Sugiyama, Seed Lab Manager

Anna Sugiyama, Seed Lab Manager, (808) 988-0469, asugi@hawaii.edu
Nate Kingsley, Seed Lab Technician
 

 

Horticulture
Timothy Kroessig, Horticulture Manager

Timothy Kroessig, Horticulture Manager

Timothy Kroessig
Horticulture Manager
Email: kroessig@hawaii.edu
Office: (808) 988-0472

 

 

 

University of Hawaiʻi Foundation Representative
Audrey Hirayama

Audrey Hirayama, Director of Development, College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources and Lyon Arboretum

Audrey Hirayama
Director of Development, College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources and Lyon Arboretum
Email: Audrey.Hirayama@uhfoundation.org
Office: (808) 956-9172
Mobile: (808) 780-3420