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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: OHIA WILT INFORMATION COFFEE BERRY BORER INFORMATION COCONUT RHINOCEROS BEETLE INFORMATION INFORMATION ON LITTLE FIRE ANTS ON OAHU & MAUI BAGRADA BUG ON MAUI, KONA and OAHU ...
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HLHF Expo happening July 13 & 14 at Neal Blaisdell Center.

LIVE SNAKE FOUND ON MAUI COFFEE FARM

Posted on Jul 6, 2016 in Main

NR16-08 July 6, 2016 HONOLULU — A live snake was captured by a worker on a Maui coffee farm on Friday afternoon, July 1, 2016. The snake was reported to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture on Maui and a plant quarantine inspector picked up the snake, which was later identified as a non-venomous ball python. ...
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Hawaii State Farm Fair – July 9 & 10

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Main

It’s the event everyone has been waiting for, the 54th Annual Hawaii State Farm Fair at Kualoa Ranch on July 9 & 10. The event benefits the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation and is partially sponsored by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. For more information on fair hours, program and directions, go to the fair website ...
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NR16-07 June 3, 2016 HONOLULU — A live opossum was captured early this morning by workers offloading a cargo ship at Honolulu Harbor. At about 3:30 a.m., the workers spotted the animal, chased it into a trash container and held it for inspectors from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA). The ship arrived from San ...
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NR 16-6 May 25, 2016 HDOA Statement on the Final Report of the Joint Fact Finding Group on GM Crops and Pesticide Use on Kauai This statement is in response to the issuance today of the Joint Fact Finding Group’s final report on the impacts of genetically modified crops and pesticide use on Kauai. Background ...
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NR16-5 May 12, 2016 HONOLULU – The Hilo Plant Quarantine Office of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) is moving into new cargo inspection facilities at Hilo International Airport effective May 16, 2016. The new 2,245 square-foot inspection office is located at 95 Akahana St., Room 9, near the Hilo Airport Post Office. The new ...
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NR16-4 April 12, 2016 HONOLULU – A woman thought she had captured an iguana outside her Waianae home last Friday and her son called the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA). But when quarantine inspectors arrived at the home on Puuhulu Road, they discovered that it was a bearded dragon – an illegal lizard in Hawaii. ...
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NR16-3 March 29, 2016 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Board of Agriculture today approved permit conditions for the movement of all soil from Hawaii Island, which were added to the current interisland quarantine to prevent the spread of rapid ohia death (ROD), unique strains of the fungus, Ceratocystis fimbriata. The restriction on soil may affect those ...
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 Movement of Ohia from Hawaii Island Restricted                                                                                NR16-2 March 23, 2016 HONOLULU – Travelers attending the ...
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