Rat Lungworm Disease Information

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Main

♦ Informational meetings scheduled : Monday, April 17, 2017 – Haiku Community Center, Maui 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.)  Wednesday, April 26, 2017  – Hannibal Tavares Community Center, Pukalani, Maui 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.) For more information, go to: ♦  UH Manoa – Cooperative Extension Service will also hold informational ...
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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.

  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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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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NR17-04 Feb. 2, 2017  HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) is investigating the source of coffee plants found at a Home Depot on Kauai earlier this week. Coffee plants from islands infested with the coffee berry borer (CBB) are restricted from being transported to uninfested islands, such as Kauai. Hawaii Island, Oahu and ...
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Snake Turned in Under Amnesty

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 in Main

NR17-03 Jan. 17, 2017  HONOLULU – An illegal snake was turned in over the weekend under the State’s Amnesty Program. The snake was turned in on the evening of Friday, Jan. 13th to the Hawaiian Humane Society on Oahu. Inspectors from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) picked up the snake the next morning and ...
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Provides 10-Year Framework for Invasive Species Prevention NR17-02 Jan. 10, 2017 HONOLULU – The State of Hawai‘i, in a broad coalition of stakeholders led by the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Land and Natural Resources, has finalized the State’s first interagency and comprehensive biosecurity plan to protect Hawai‘i’s agriculture, environment, economy and health. ...
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Coffee Berry Borer Confirmed on Maui

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 in Main

Workshops Scheduled Next Week for Maui Coffee Growers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                    NR17-01 Jan. 5, 2017 HONOLULU – The coffee berry borer (CBB) was detected in December 2016 on a coffee farm in Kipahulu on Maui. A neighbor of the 13-acre farm reported possible CBB to an extension agent at the University of ...
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