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Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to Begin

Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in Main

NR18-04 April 18, 2018 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to Begin Applications Available on HDOA Website HONOLULU – The State’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program will begin accepting applications for licenses to grow the crop beginning today. The objective of the pilot program is to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in Hawaii for the purposes of ...
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Rat Lungworm Disease Information

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in Main

♦  Rat Lungworm Prevention Programs Gov. Ige Announces Stepped Up Efforts in Prevention of Rat Lungworm Disease On Aug 2, 2017, Gov. Ige, the Department of Health, the Department of Agriculture and a Joint Task Force announced new efforts to prevent rat lungworm disease in Hawaii.  To view the Governor’s news release and video of ...
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If you are traveling interisland from Hawaii Island, please check with HDOA’s friendly agricultural inspectors about the plants restrictions. Inspection Station at Hilo Airport Inspection Station at Kona Airport NR18-03 March 29, 2018 Movement of Ohia from Hawaii Island is Restricted HONOLULU – Travelers attending the Merrie Monarch Festival later this week are being reminded ...
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  The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) and various partner agencies are working on two major invasive species problems.  Keep informed of new information through the following links: RAPID OHIA DEATH INFORMATION COFFEE BERRY BORER INFORMATION COCONUT RHINOCEROS BEETLE INFORMATION INFORMATION ON LITTLE FIRE ANTS ON OAHU & MAUI BAGRADA BUG ON MAUI, KONA and ...
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NR18-02 March 14, 2018 Six-Month Monitoring Levels Meet State & Federal Water Quality Standards HONOLULU –  The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) and the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) have announced the release of data collected during an initial six-month period of monitoring for pesticides in surface water on Oahu and Kauai. The U.S. Geological ...
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Live Skunk Captured at Honolulu Harbor

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 in Main

NR18-01 February 16, 2018 HONOLULU –  A live skunk was captured early this morning at Pier 1 at Honolulu Harbor. Plant Quarantine inspectors from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) were called by agents of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at about 7:15 a.m. today and were informed that a skunk was captured ...
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  Administratively Established Appropriations Report 2017 Agricultural Development and Food Security Special Fund Report 2017 Biosecurity Program Report 2017 Feedstock Report 2017 HDOA Annual Report 2017 IAL Tax Credit Report 2017 Pesticide Use Revolving Fund Report 2017 Transfer of Ag Loan Revolving Fund Monies Report 2017    

NR17-19 Dec. 11, 2017 HONOLULU – Hawaii entomologist, John McHugh, PhD, has been appointed as the new program manager of the Pesticides Branch of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. His duties will include overseeing the program compliance office, chemical analysis section, registration and education section, case preparation section and statewide enforcement offices of the pesticides ...
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HDOA 2017 Incentive & Service Awards

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 in Main

HDOA held its 2017 Incentive Service Awards on November 10th in Honolulu, recognizing the cream of the crop in the department.   The Employee, Manager and Team of the Year are in the running for the statewide Governor’s ISAP awards. Awards were also presented for Sustained Superior Performance and milestone Years of Service.    For ...
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NR17-18 Oct. 17, 2017 HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has begun airing a series of three public service announcements (PSAs) promoting agricultural food safety in our community. One PSA encourages farmers to follow good agricultural practices (GAP) and have their farms become GAP certified. GAP certification involves a voluntary audit that verifies ...
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