With the collaboration and assistance of UH-CTAHR, USDA ARS DKI PBARC, HDOA, the County of Hawaii, other governmental support and funding agencies, volunteers, and the Hawaii coffee industry, UH Cooperative Extension faculty and staff conduct applied-research and provide outreach to coffee producers throughout the State of Hawaii. Our efforts have also reached producers in locations such as California, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Brazil.
Hawaii's Cooperative Extension fosters educational programs suited to the needs of the agricultural and industrial classes and helps individuals, organization, and local communities develop solutions to their critical and emerging problems. UH-CTAHR extension programs address healthy eating, leadership among our youth, farm food safety, invasive pests, new technologies, and many other advancements that contribute to Hawaii’s overall well-being and success.Cooperative Extension faculty and staff help to educate Hawaii’s youth, adults, kupuna, farmers, and ranchers. Our 4-H, Master Gardener, livestock, and agricultural programs directly impact communities throughout the state and continue to help move the state towards greater food production, self-sustainability, and resilience.