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2002


October


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Toxic microbes found in some surprising foods. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 10/9/2002


"Isle fight against fruit flies making some headway": Jari Sugano, a University of Hawaii cooperative extension agent says that the Hawaii Are Wide Fruit Fly Integrated Pest Management Program is going very wellas they find new tactics for controlling fruit flies. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 10/6/2002


"Center at UH receives $1.8M grant." — The Honolulu Advertiser, 10/4/2002


"Small Hawai'I farms are finding niches and filling them." — The Honolulu Advertiser, 10/2/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Women need folate found in beans and leafy greens. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 10/2/2002



September


Mike Nagao suggests using natural predators to deal with green stink bug infestation causing major losses for macadamia nut farmers. UH received $50,000 to study predators of the stink bug and ways to use them. — The Honolulu Advertiser, 9/27/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Hurricane food can double as holiday fare. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 9/25/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Diet devoid of fat harmful. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 9/18/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: New report updates ideas about the right way to eat. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 9/11/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Less filling tastes great? Our fast food soldiers check out the latest meals meant to be healthy quick and delicious. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 9/4/2002



August


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Plan ahead to safeguard health in your later years. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 8/28/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Spices deliver more than a pretty taste. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 8/21/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Rules differ for foods and supplements. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 8/14/2002


"A Taste of the Hawaiian Range" showcases Big Island agriculture and pride! — CTAHR feature story, 8/13/2002


Hawaiian Homestead Farmers & Ranchers Honor Andrew Kawabata. — Hawaii Tribune Herald, 8/9/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Restaurant trends lean toward health. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 8/7/2002


Eunice Domingo and Sonia Campbell were presented with the University of Hawai‘I at Manoa Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service. — News at UH, 8/5/2002


Horticulturist Richard Manshardt part of team that wins prestigious von Humboldt Award. — News at UH, 8/5/2002


"Windbreaks Conserve Valuable Soil and Moisture" by Virginia Easton Smith, UH Cooperative Extension Service Agent. — West Hawaii Today, 8/5/2002


"Ants As Our Friends" by Virginia Easton Smith, UH Cooperative Extension Service Agent. — West Hawaii Today, 8/5/2002


"Management Practices Can Reduce Plant Diseases" by Virginia Easton Smith, UH Cooperative Extension Service Agent. — West Hawaii Today, 8/5/2002


"Nutritional Needs of Coffee Trees Are High" by Virginia Easton Smith, UH Cooperative Extension Service Agent. — West Hawaii Today, 8/5/2002


"Coffee Pruning Demonstrated at February 2nd Field Day" by Virginia Easton Smith, UH Cooperative Extension Service Agent. — West Hawaii Today, 8/5/2002



July


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Best diets avoid extremes in carb, fat, protein intake. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/31/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Here’s the skinny on cutting fat, carbs. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/24/2002


While Kona farmers worry about unknown effects of genetic engineering, Skip Bittenbender provides a few comforting thoughts. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/17/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Debate rages in diet world July 17, 2002. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/17/2002


Jim Hollyer's "Safe Produce" poster promotes Good Agricultural Practices for island farmers. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/14/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Infoterrorism’ sours the taste of sweetener. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/10/2002


“Poi takes a pounding”—researcher Harry Ako makes recommendations on how to control the invasion of apple snails, which have become taro growers’ No. 1 problem. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/7/2002


“UH research lures student aides”—by working with termite expert Julian Yates, Moanalua Middle School students learn how to monitor and collect data from subterranean termite stations around their school. — The Honolulu Advertiser, 7/4/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Dangers of soy and oyster sauces overstated. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 7/3/2002


Jim Hollyer's "Safe Produce" poster promotes Good Agricultural Practices for island farmers. — CTAHR feature story, 7/1/2002



June


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Food phobias are often overblown. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 6/26/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: B vitamins help combat the brain drain of aging. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 6/19/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Surprisingly sugary drinks can sabotage diet plans. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 6/12/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Gentle movements burn more calories than pills. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 6/5/2002



May


Derek Kurisu honored at the CTAHR Annual Awards Banquet. — CTAHR feature story, 5/28/2002


Student stars shine at CTAHR Student Research Symposium. — CTAHR feature story, 5/28/2002


"Ag center gets new chief." — Hawaii Tribune Herald, 5/2/2002



April


CTAHR solves the mystery of Taro Pocket Rot! — CTAHR feature story, 4/17/2002


, 4/14/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Get the skinny on dietary fat. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 4/10/2002


"Papaya ringspot virus is back." — The Maui News, 4/4/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Diet, age and other factors affect body’s water needs. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 4/3/2002


Keiki Water Festival 2001. — CTAHR feature story, 4/2/2002



March


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Water needs vary with diet and lifestyle. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 3/27/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Cut calories and add exercise to lose fat. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 3/20/2002


4-H Youth Development celebrates its 100th anniversary! — CTAHR feature story, 3/18/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Dispelling ‘myth-information’ about obesity. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 3/13/2002


"Mountain Apple Brand creator honored by CTAHR." — Hawaii Tribune Herald and West Hawaii Today, 3/10/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Beware of variations on the Food Guide Pyramid. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 3/6/2002


More than just a pretty face, agriculture is a vital and growing part of Hawaii's economy, and CTAHR's economists help show why. — CTAHR feature story, 3/4/2002



February


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Nutritionist Alan Titchenal offered tips about dieting. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/27/2002


, 2/27/2002


Extension agent Glen Fukumoto provides reasons for decline in egg industry in Hawaii. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/18/2002


A feature article on blooming bulbs previewed an upcoming plant sale at the UH Urban Garden Center in Pearl City. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/15/2002


CTAHR helps rural residents learn to manage a precious resource: catchment water. — CTAHR feature story, 2/15/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Nutritionist Alan Titchenal's column analyzed the contents of energy bars. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/13/2002


Nutritionist Dian Dooley shared thoughts on chocolate in the article, "Sweet thoughts." — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/13/2002


, 2/13/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Weekly columns in the Honolulu Star Bulletin by nutritionist Alan Titchenal recommended adding fruit and veggies to your snack array for healthier snacks. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/6/2002


, 2/5/2002


In the Honolulu Star Bulletin, a letter to the editor by dean Andrew Hashimoto disputed an editorial assertion published a few days earlier that agriculture as an industry in Hawaii is dead. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 2/5/2002



January


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Weekly columns in the Honolulu Star Bulletin by nutritionist Alan Titchenal asserted that fiber in diet can provide long-term health benefits. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1/30/2002


CTAHR teams up with HDOA to enhance grower access to price data. — CTAHR feature story, 1/29/2002


A story in the Island Life section of the Honolulu Advertiser previewed peripheral items being gathered for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, including some '20s costumes from the CTAHR fashion collection. — The Honolulu Advertiser, 1/29/2002


The article "Agriculture industry puts agenda forward" in Pacific Business News talked about the agriculture industry lobbying at the legislature, with comment that CTAHR will be seeking an additional $1 million this year. — Pacific Business News, 1/28/2002


, 1/25/2002


Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs: Safe conception helps prevent birth defects. — Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1/23/2002


Kent Fleming, CTAHR Extension Economist, and Virginia Easton Smith, UH Cooperative Extension Service Agent, help to develop new markets and to measure yields, harvesting and marketing costs for strawberry guava, bilimbi, lilikoi and other unusual fruits. — West Hawaii Today, 1/15/2002


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