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Travis Idol

Dr. Travis Idol

Associate Professor

Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry

Office: Sherman 125

Phone: (808) 956-7508

Fax: (808) 956-6539



CTAHR Faculty Research Portfolio 2009


B.S. Wake Forest University
M.S. Purdue University
P.h.D. Purdue University

Courses Taught

  • NREM 105, 106, 200: Environmental Service Learning (summer session)
  • NREM 306: Environmental Ethics (odd years)
  • NREM 492+L: Internship
  • NREM 380: Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry (even years)
  • NREM 691: Forest Nutrition and Biogeochemistry (odd years)

Research/Extension Interests

  • Shade Coffee Agroecosystems in Hawaii
  • Acacia koa Silviculture, Productivity, and Nutrient Cycling
  • Monitoring the Health of Hawaii's Dry Forest Ecosystems
  • Hawaiian Agroforestry Systems Using Native and Culturally Important Plants

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