Board Actions for 12-21-2004 Meeting

Posted on Dec 21, 2004 in Board Actions

Date:       December 21, 2004 (Tuesday)
Time:       9:00 a.m.
Location:  Department of Agriculture
               Plant Quarantine Conference Room
               1849 Auiki Street
               Honolulu, Hawaii

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM 11/23/04 MEETING

III. COMMENTS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS (ORAL OR WRITTEN)

IV. COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND ADMINISTRATION

A. AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

1. Request for Approval to Relocate an Existing Structure to be Used as a Security Dwelling and to Construct Other Improvements on Lot No. 13, General Lease No. S-6013, Kahuku Agricultural Park, Koolauloa, Oahu, Hawaii.

Action: Approved

B. PLANT INDUSTRY

1. Request to: (1) Preliminarily Review the Currently Unlisted Mediterranean Flour Moth, Ephestia kuehniella, for Future Placement on the List of Restricted Animals (Part A); (2) Allow, Under Special Permit, the Importation of Ephestia kuehniella for Scientific Research; and (3) to Establish Permit Conditions for the Importation of Ephestia kuehniella Under Special Permit for Scientific Research.

Action: Approved

2. Request to: (1) Preliminarily Review the Currently Unlisted parasitic wasp, Diachasmimorpha tryoni, for Future Placement on the List of Restricted Animals (Part A); (2) Allow, Under Special Permit, the Importation of Diachasmimorpha tryoni for Scientific Research; and (3) to Establish Permit Conditions for the Importation of Diachasmimorpha tryoni Under Special Permit for Scientific Research.

Action: Approved

3. Request to: (1) Allow the Importation of Two Microbial Products, Each Containing a Fungus, Beauveria bassiana, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A), for Laboratory Research; and (2) Establish Permit Conditions for the Importation of Two Microbial Products, Each Containing a Fungus, Beauveria bassiana, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A), for Laboratory Research.

Action: Approved

4. Request to: (1) Allow the Importation of a Virus, Dengue Virus (Serotypes 1, 2, 3, & 4), on the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A), for Laboratory Research; and (2) Establish Permit Conditions for the Importation of a Virus, Dengue Virus (Serotypes 1, 2, 3, and 4), on the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A), for Laboratory Research.

Action: Approved

5. Request to: (1) Allow the Importation of Bacteria, Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium bovis, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms Part A, for Laboratory Research; and (2) Establish Permit Conditions for the Importation of Bacteria, Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium bovis, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms Part A, for Laboratory Research.

Action: Approved

6. Request to: (1) Allow the Importation of Bacteria, Various Species of Mycobacterium, Including M. tuberculosis, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A), for Laboratory Research; and (2) Establish Permit Conditions for the Importation of Bacteria, Various Species of Mycobacterium, Including M. tuberculosis, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms Part A, for Laboratory Research.

Action: Approved

C. AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

 

1. Request for (1) preliminary approval of proposed Section 4-7-135, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled “Seals of Quality” and (2) authorization for the Chairperson to schedule public hearings and appoint a hearings officer.

Action: Approved

D. QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION

     1. Request for (1) preliminary approval of proposed amendments to Section 4-41-13, Hawaii Administrative Rules, Minimum Export       Grades; Section 4-41-52, Hawaii Administrative Rules, Standards for Hawaii-grown papaya and (2) authorization for the Chairperson to schedule public hearings and appoint a presiding officer.

     Action: Approved

E. NEW BUSINESS

VI. ADJOURNMENT