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Live Bat Found on Container Ship

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 in Main

NR17-13 August 3, 2017 HONOLULU – A small live bat was found Tuesday morning, Aug. 1st, on a container ship that arrived at Honolulu Harbor from San Diego. The crew aboard the Pasha Hawaii ship was able to capture the bat and the company called inspectors from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) at about ...
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Aug. 2, 2017 Gov. Ige, along with the Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture announced at a news conference, a coordinated effort to prevent rat lungworm disease in Hawaii and to increase public awareness. To view the Governor’s news release and video of the news conference, click here    

Rat Lungworm Disease Information

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Main

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 the news conference, click here. ...
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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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Dead Snake Found on Kauai

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in Main

NR17-12 June 30, 2017 HONOLULU – A jogger came across a dead snake on her morning jog today along Kuhio Highway in Haena, Kauai. The woman who found the snake is an intern with the Limahuli Garden & Preserve, which is near to where the snake was found. Another employee from the preserve retrieved the ...
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NR17-11 June 29, 2017 HONOLULU – About 500 coffee-growing kits imported from the U.S. Mainland are being pulled from shelves at Longs Drugs stores statewide after the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) was informed that the product was being sold. HDOA personnel have accounted for all but 10 (updated number) kits that were sold on ...
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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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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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