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NR16-10 Sept. 23, 2016 HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) today was granted a quarantine order by Maui Circuit Judge Peter T. Cahill that prohibits the movement of plant material and personal property in outdoor areas on a Maui property infested with little fire ants (LFA). Earlier this month, HDOA obtained a warrant ...
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NR16-09 Sept. 15, 2016   HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) obtained a court-ordered warrant and entered the property of a Maui resident who has continuously denied access to the property that was suspected of being infested with little fire ants (LFA). LFA were detected in the Huelo neighborhood in early 2015 and ...
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The Plant Quarantine Branch (PQ) is having open houses on Oahu and Maui this week, including Saturday. It’s a great exhibit for kids and families! The open houses will have informational exhibits, including historical photos of plant quarantine inspectors dating back to the 1950s, invasive species information and many of the illegal animals found or ...
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September 7, 2016 The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) today released a draft of the 2017-2027 Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan for the State of Hawaii. This is the first comprehensive plan that includes coordinated strategies involving several agencies and partners to help increase the state’s biosecurity and protect Hawaii from invasive species. The State’s first line ...
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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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