Plant researcher to speak to group – The Maui News


KAHULUI – John Cho, a researcher in tomato and taro breeding, will speak to the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce at a general meeting Tuesday at the Coconut Grill at the Maui Seaside Hotel.

The event starts with networking at 5:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 6 p.m.

Cho, a professor of plant pathology at the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, has spent the past five years focusing on the development of useful commercial products from his 35 years of breeding research as well as developing pest-tolerant commercial plant products suitable for commercial production in Hawaii.

The cost of the meeting and dinner is $20. Make reservations by calling (808) 594-1899 in Honolulu or by sending e-mail to

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