College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
 Agricultural Diagnostic Service Center - Seed Program


The Univeristy of Hawaii continues to remain closed to the Public until further notice. Entry into campuses are limited to only faculty, staff, & essential workers. No Walk-ins Please.

Month of October.

Building AC renovations in near complete. Any questions can be emailed to us if you need to. We will be able to pick up our mail and do our best to process them as soon as possible.

We've have been running out of our stock seeds due to a high demand for seeds so please excuse our inability to get them back soon. Please check our website for any updates!

Please contact us by email if you have any questions: seed@ctahr.hawaii.edu.

Mahalo for your understanding and stay safe / Covid-19 free!



GMO- Yes or No? A frequent question asked today is whether our University Seeds are Genetically Modified (GMO).

The UH Rainbow Papaya seed is the only GMO product sold. This seed is resistant to the Papaya Ringspot virus.


Manoa Sugar Peas just ran out!

Sunset papaya remains out of stock.

Limited Waimanalo low-bearing Papaya is available in HGP only.

The Poamoho pole beans are now available. Hawaiian and Manoa Wonder still remains out of stock.

Out of Poamoho Dark Long Eggplant, Kaala Bell Pepper, Anahu Tomato, & Awahia Bulb onion.

Bulk orders will be limited to availability of seeds that are in stock.

quick links

Updated as of 10/07/20

»Seed Order Form (download form, fill out, print, then mail with payment)
  »Free Publications
*Sweet Basil: OUT OF STOCK »Farmer's Bookshelf
*Poamoho Dark Long Eggplant : OUT OF STOCK »Pesticide Information
*Manoa Sugar Peas: OUT OF STOCK »Agriculture Pest
*Sunset Papaya: OUT OF STOCK  
*Hawaiian Wonder Pole Bean: OUT OF STOCK  
*Manoa Wonder Pole Bean: OUT OF STOCK New Parking Map: For a map that displays the entire campus with
*Kaala Bell Pepper:OUT OF STOCK Sherman Lab highlighted in RED, please click here

*Awahia Bell Pepper: OUT OF STOCK

Visitor Parking has changed since 01/01/19.
Updated as of 10/07/20 For more detailed information about pricing go to:
*Waimanalo Long Eggplant: HGP Only click here - Main UH Visitor Parking Webpage
*Poamoho Pole Bean: IN STOCK NOW  
*Rainbow Papaya seeds: IN STOCK again!  
*Waimanalo Low-bearing Papaya: IN STOCK (HGP ONLY)  
Our University of Hawaii seeds are non-GMO seeds that are mostly open pollinated selections except for a few hand pollinated Hybrids.  
The only variety offered for sale that is a GMO seed is the UH Rainbow Papaya which is highly resistant to the devastating Papaya Ringpot Virus.  
We are currently out of these seeds until a new planting can be installed. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS


For all International Orders. Please check with your Agricultural Office for an Import Permit.

HGP packets of the Sunrise and Waimanalo Low Bearing Papaya for A Phytosanitary Certificate is needed for Customs clearance.
$4.00 a packet. Bulk Pricing: $14.00/oz. The cost for this Certificate is $61.00 or more depending on the value of the seeds.

We will include Postal charges for all International Orders due to the high cost of shipping. Please email us for a quote.

Call if you have any questions or need to place an order.. This applies to even Home Garden Packets
PLEASE NOTE: These are not "CERTIFIED ORGANIC" but organically grown only. Our facility and operation is not setup to provide "CERTIFIED" Seeds for sale. .During the current Covid-19 pandemic, we are holding off on International shipments until further notice.


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