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Kauai Agricultural Research Center, Kauai County

Phone: (808)822-4984
Fax: (808)822-2190
E-mail: lihue@ctahr.hawaii.edu
Contact person: Frank R Matsuno

Mailing address:
7370-A Kuamoo Road
Kapaa, HI, 96746

Description: The Kauai Extension and Agricultural Center located in the Wailua Homesteads has facilities to conduct field and laboratory research. Its core of buildings includes a laboratory, field laboratory, office, storage building, two cottages, vehicle garage, shop, chemical and fertilizer storage area, two greenhouses, a shade house and a potting shed.
Special events: Ag Awareness day, Garden Fair, Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair, research and extension field days
Crops in ground: taro, ornamental gingers, pineapple, tree crops, heliconia, coffee, ‘awa, corn, tea, pasture grass, noni, termite trials, protea, arboretum, banana

Total acres: 260
Elevation (ft): 532

Annual rainfall (in): 98
Ave. min. temperature (°F): 68
Ave. max. temperature (°F): 78

Soil series 1: Halii
Soil order 1: Oxisols
Soil family 1: Typic Gibbsihumox, clayey, ferritic, isothermic