Waimanalo Research Station, Oahu County
Contact person: Jari S Sugano
41-698 Ahiki Street
Waimanalo, HI, 96795
Description: The Waimanlo Research Station has a modest cluster of buildings. The inventory of buildings includes an office/laboratory, general storage building, tractor/chemical storage building, cottage, open storage shed, and a condemned building.
Current activities: Areas include: truck crops, tropical fruit trees, entomology, termites, cover crops, vegetable breeding, papaya breeding, tropical tree breeding, corn breeding, post-harvest research, taro research, organic and sustainable research.
Special events: Field days announced
Crops in ground: papaya, banana, guava, ornamentals, corn, turf grass, sweet potato, tomato, soybean, mango, macadamia nut, and tropical trees.
Total acres: 128
Elevation (ft): 65-95
Annual rainfall (in): 55
Ave. min. temperature (°F): 68
Ave. max. temperature (°F): 82
Soil series 1: Waialua
Soil order 1: Mollisols
Soil family 1: Vertic Haplustolls, very-fine, kaolinitic, isohyperthermic
Soil series 2: Kawaihapai
Soil order 2: Mollisols
Soil family 2: Cumulic Haplustolls, fine, mixed, isohyperthermic