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NR17-10 June 23, 2017 HONOLULU – Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) survey crews from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) have detected an infestation of the plant-damaging beetles in small mulch piles on a farm located on Waiawa Road on the Pearl City Peninsula. This is north of the previously known infestation zone which involved mainly ...
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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/OHIA WILT INFORMATION COFFEE BERRY BORER INFORMATION COCONUT RHINOCEROS BEETLE INFORMATION INFORMATION ON LITTLE FIRE ANTS ON OAHU & MAUI BAGRADA BUG ON MAUI, KONA ...
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Rat Lungworm Disease Information

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 in Main

Rat Lungworm PSA HDOA is running a public service announcement (PSA) on multiple cable channels statewide to inform residents about good food safety practices. To view the PSA, click here. Radio PSAs are also running statewide. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Public Informational Meeting & ...
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NR-17-09 May 30, 2017 HONOLULU – A Waianae family captured an illegal bearded dragon lizard at their home yesterday afternoon and called inspectors at the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA). The lizard was found in their yard on Hakalina Rd., a few blocks from where another bearded dragon was captured in April 2016. It is ...
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NR17-08 May 24, 2017 Eradication Program Successful HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has declared that little fire ants (LFA) have been eradicated from the Mililani Mauka neighborhood that was found to be infested in June 2014. This morning, a multi-agency pest detection crew conducted the final survey of homes in the infestation ...
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USDA NASS News Release May 19, 2017 HONOLULU, HAWAII – The Census of Agriculture is coming in December and to prepare, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will visit Hawaii farm and ranch properties now through the end of June. The agency will conduct an area survey across Hawaii to determine ...
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NR17-07 March 15, 2017 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Board of Agriculture yesterday expanded the coffee berry borer (CBB) quarantine to the island of Maui, effective May 1, 2017. The quarantine, which has been in effect on Hawaii Island and Oahu, restricts the interisland movement of coffee and other CBB hosts and requires treatment and other ...
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Notice to Waimanalo Irrigation Users

Posted on Mar 14, 2017 in Main

The Agricultural Resource Management Division has posted a notice for Waimanalo Irrigation System users regarding the lowering of water levels at the Waimanalo Reservoir. To view the notice, click here.

NR17-06 March 1, 2017 HAWAII BEEKEEPERS ALERTED TO REEMERGENCE OF BEE DISEASE HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) is sending out an alert to Hawaii beekeepers about a new case of a destructive bee disease, American foulbrood (AFB). AFB wiped out much of Hawaii’s honeybee population in the 1930’s and spores of the ...
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Iguana Found in Waimanalo

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 in Main

NR17-5 Feb. 13, 2017 HONOLULU – A six-foot-long iguana was turned in yesterday by a resident in Waimanalo who found the lizard while doing yard work. The resident contained the animal and called the State’s toll-free Pest Hotline at about noon yesterday and inspectors from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) picked up the iguana ...
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