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Tech Pau Hana in West Hawaii

Time: November 4, 2013 from 5pm to 7:30pm
Location: NELHA Gateway Center
Street: 73-4460 Queen Kaahumanu Highway
City/Town: Kailua Kona
Website or Map: http://www.energyfuturehawaii…
Phone: 808-989-0977
Event Type: pau, hana, networking, meetup
Organized By: Rod Hinman
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2013

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Event Description

Pupus, beverages, and tech!

Presenter: Eric Jang, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Topic: Creative Pest and Disease Management for Tropical Crops

How can we best control pests that affect the myriad of tropical crops grown in Hawaii?  Dr. Eric Jang will discuss research to find approaches that blend chemical, non-chemical, and even "natural" methods. 

Dr. Jang has a BA in Zoology from UC Berkeley and a PhD in Entomology from UH Mānoa.  He has 35 years of research experience in the area of entomology, primarily in the areas of insect physiology/biochemistry, postharvest entomology, insect chemical ecology and areawide management. With the Agricultural Research Service Dr. Jang has worked on postharvest disinfestation and chemical ecology of tephritid fruit flies and other pests.

This pau hana is BYOB/potluck, so please bring a pupu and beverage to share.  Reusable plates and cups are encouraged, as is taking home your own trash.

RSVP so we can plan for the number of people.

Agenda:
5:00-5:30 p.m. Networking
5:30-6:00 p.m. Presentation and Q&A
6:00-7:00 p.m. More Networking

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