A Statewide Seed Working Group

A Statewide Seed Working Group was formed

Valuable resources get to know where your local non GMO sources of seeds can be found!



Met in Kona following the Symposium, Members of the group included:       Alton Arakaki – CTAHR Extension Moloka‘i Melanie Bondera – Farmer, Kona Betsy Cole – The Kohala Center Micaela Cooley – Organic Seed Alliance Joshua Cravens – Farmer, New Mexico Matthew Dillon  –  Organic Seed Alliance Gerry Herbert  – Farmer, Kona Lyn Howe – Farmer, Puna Guy Kaulukukui – Food Self-Reliance Project Director, The Kohala Center Jerry Konanui – Farmer, Puna Paul Massey – Regenerations Botanical Garden, Kaua‘i Frank Morton – Seed Farmer, Organic Seed Alliance Vincent Mina – Farmer, Maui Russell Nagata – CTAHR Administrator, Hawai‘i Island John Navazio – OSA, Washington State University Ted Radovich  – CTAHR UH Mānoa Nancy Redfeather –  Symposium Coordinator/Hawai‘i Island School Garden Network Ellen Sugawara  – Farmer, Moloka‘i Glenn Teves – CTAHR Extension, Moloka‘i Ray Uchida – Agricultural Diagnostic Service Center/Seed Lab, UH Mānoa Patti Valentine  – Regenerations Botanical Garden, Kaua‘i Hector Valenzuela – CTAHR Vegetable Specialist, UH Mānoa Jill Wagner – Hawai‘i Native Seed Bank Alvin Yoshinaga – Seed Conservation Laboratory-Restoration Ecologist UH Mānoa
If you would like to get involved in an Island Seed Working Group please contact:
Kaua‘i – Paul Massey paul.massey@ribg.org O‘ahu – Hector Valenzuela hector@hawaii.edu Moloka‘i – Glenn Teves TevesG@ctahr.hawaii.edu Maui – Gerry Ross lavaboy@hawaiiantel.net Hawai‘i Island:
Eastside –  Lyn Howe lynhowe1946@yahoo.com
Westside – Nancy Redfeather nredfeather@kohalacenter.org

The Kohala Center is an independent, not-for-profit academic institute for research and education in the environmental sciences. By working at the intersection of culture, community, and science, and by respectfully engaging Hawai‘i Island’s unique natural assets as scientific and intellectual assets, The Kohala Center builds teaching and research programs that enhance island environments and serve island communities. The Kohala Center understands that its local work has global impact because the Island of Hawai‘i is considered by the international scientific community as a model of the world. Thus, the Island of Hawai‘i becomes a model for the world.

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