Agroforestry Handbooks for Pacific Islands

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $57,885.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $27,377.00
Region: Western
State: Hawaii
Principal Investigator:
Craig Elevitch
Permanent Agriculture Resources

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: avocados, bananas, berries (other), pineapples
  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants, ornamentals, trees
  • Animals: bees
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Animal Production: pasture fertility, pasture renovation, range improvement
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: extension
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, risk management, value added, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, biodiversity, hedgerows, soil stabilization, wildlife, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: prevention, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, permaculture
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban agriculture, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.