Maui Agricultural Research Center, Maui County
Contact person: Pamela N Shingaki
P.O. Box 269
Kula, HI, 96790
424 Mauna Place
Description: The Maui Agricultural Research Center, also known as Kula Experiment Station houses three environmentally controlled fiberglass greenhouses (total: 3,360 square feet); 2 fiberglass-roofed structures with open sides (total: 3,200 square feet); and a saran plastic shade house (8,000 square feet). It is the center for research on proteas and other southern hemisphere flora. For many years the Kula Station has participated as a demonstration garden for the All-American Selections by displaying their yearly rose winners.
Current activities: On going projects include propagation, nutrition, breeding, keeping quality, and marketing in cooperation with scientists from CTAHR departments at the University of Hawaii-Manoa Campus.
Special events: Station tours
Crops in ground: beefsteak, plum, bunch and cherry type tomatoes, taro
Total acres: 25
Elevation (ft): 3000