Faculty and Student Help


Lissa Tsutsumi

Lissa Tsutsumi is an Assistant Professor of Applied Agriculture Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Her interests include equine and pharmaceutical sciences. Hi!Ag supports her courses in animal husbandry and pre-veterinary education such as ANSC 353 and ANSC 450.

Norman Arancon

Norman Arancon is a Professor of Horticulture at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. His interests include crop and environmental science. Hi!Ag supports his courses on crop production and sustainability such as AG 230 and HORT 352.

Lorna Tsutsumi

Lorna Tsutsumi is a Professor of Entomology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Her interests include honey bees and hive to market to table products. Hi!Ag supports her courses on beekeeping and entomology such as ENTO 262 and ENTO 304.

Student Help

Hi!Ag not only supports the educational goals of the above courses, but also provides student volunteer and employment opportunities. Student help employed under this grant are exposed to a range of experiences that enriches their college experience and promotes their professional development. These students develop into peer-leaders and model Ag student representatives, assisting in laboratory and classroom activities, spear-heading farm projects, and engaging their fellow classmates and the community. By empowering all students with hands-on learning, we aim to foster future leaders in agriculture.

Student Highlights