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Catherine Chan-Halbrendt

Dr. Catherine Chan-Halbrendt

Professor, Department Chair

Agricultural Marketing, Economic Development and Environmental Management

Office: Sherman 224

Phone: (808) 956-2626

Cell: (808) 779-4687

Fax: (808) 956-6539




Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Ph.D. Agricultural Economics (International Development), University of Missouri
M.S. Plant and Soil Sciences, Southern Illinois University
B.A. Microbiology,  Southern Illinois University

Courses Taught

  • NREM 601 Economic Analysis of Natural Resource Management
  • NREM 671 International Agricultural System

Research/Extension Interests

  • Environmental Valuation
  • Specialty Crop Marketing
  • International Agricultural Development
  • Supply Chain
  • International Curriculum Development

Agriculture University of Tirana Awards American Professor Honorary Title

Dr. Cahterine Chan-Halbrendt

The Agriculture University of Tirana (AUT) awarded Dr. Catherine Chan-Halbrendt, Chair of the Department of Natural Resource and Environmental Management, from the University of Hawaii, the title of ‘Honoris Causa,’ the highest award in academia, for her work in support the school’s Faculty of Economy and Agribusiness. Read the full article here.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

1910 East-West Road

Sherman 101

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7530

Fax: (808) 956-6539


Department Chair

Dr. Catherine Chan

Graduate Chair

Dr. Tomoaki Miura

Undergraduate Chair

Dr. Travis Idol