Poamoho Research Station, Oahu County
Contact person: Susan M Migita
65-620 Kaukonahua Road
P.O. Box 123 Waialua, HI, 96791
65-602 Kaukonahua Rd.
Description: The Poamoho Research station has a modest cluster of buildings. The inventory of buildings includes an office/laboratory building, general storage building, tractor/chemical storage building, cottage/storage and open storage shed.
Current activities: Research in tropical fruit trees, entomology, termites, cover crops, vegetable breeding, papaya breeding, post-harvest research, taro research. Some of the crops grown include tomato, corn, papaya, macadamia nut, avocado, green bean, mustard cabbage, bulb onion, eggplant, pineapple, sweet potato, etc.
Special events: Limited events due to terrain.
Crops in ground: papaya, banana, macadamia nut, lychee, mango, avocado, pole bean, sweet corn, bulb onion, eggplant, pineapple, sweet potato, cabbage
Total acres: 53
Elevation (ft): 545-705
Annual rainfall (in): 35
Ave. min. temperature (°F): 67
Ave. max. temperature (°F): 82
Soil series 1: Wahiawa
Soil order 1: Oxisols
Soil family 1: Tropeptic Eutrustox clayey, kaolinitic, isohyperthermic