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Live Snake Found Near Hilo Landfill

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 in Main

NR18-07 June 5, 2018 HONOLULU — A live snake was captured over the weekend in Hilo on the road next to the South Hilo Sanitary Landfill by county workers. Hawaii County Police contacted HDOA’s Plant Quarantine Branch (PQB) in Hilo Monday morning and inspectors picked up the snake, which has been tentatively identified as a ...
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Volcano Ash Fallout Information

Posted on Jun 4, 2018 in Main

Volcanic Eruption at Kilauea A series of volcanic eruptions and strong earthquakes due to activity on Kilauea volcano have struck Hawaii’s Big Island (Hawaii Island) starting around May 3, 2018.  There is a risk of lava flows, toxic gas emissions such as sulfur dioxide and other components of “vog.” In addition, ash emissions from the ...
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NR18-06 May 29, 2018 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Board of Agriculture (Board) today approved parameters for emergency low-interest agricultural loans for farmers suffering damage due to the heavy rain and flooding on Kauai and Oahu in April and the current eruption phase at Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island. The Board approved the emergency loan program ...
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Date Sept. 6, 2018 Agenda Minutes

  March 6, 2019 Advisory Committee on Plants and Animals Agenda Feb. 12, 2019 Advisory Committee on Plants and Animals Agenda Nov. 15, 2018 Ad Hoc Panel on Identification of Suspected Hybrid Animal Agenda Draft Minutes Nov. 14, 2018 Advisory Committee on Plants and Animals Agenda Minutes

Kauai Flood Disaster Information

Posted on May 22, 2018 in Main

The County of Kauai suffered severe rain and flooding between April 13 – 20, 2018. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, issued a Secretarial Disaster Designation allowing for federal disaster aid to help Kauai agricultural operations recover. To view the news release on this designation, click here. Financial Assistance for Kauai Flooding Disaster Hawaii Department ...
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The Complaint should be in writing and clearly identify the complainant.  A complaint form is available on-line for your convenience at: https://hdoa.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/HDOA-DiscriminationComplaintForm.pdf The Complaint should be filed within 180 calendar days of the date the alleged discriminatory activity took place. The Complaint should contain the date of the alleged discriminatory activity, or the latest date if ...
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NR18-05 May 14, 2018 HONOLULU – The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, has notified Gov. David Ige that a Secretarial Agricultural Disaster Designation has been approved for Kauai County. The designation comes after heavy rain and flooding between April 13 to 20, 2018 caused severe damage to Kaua‘i’s agriculture industry. The U.S. Department of ...
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Bee Disease Detected on Hawaii Island

Posted on May 14, 2018 in Main

HDOA staff on Hawaii Island confirmed the presence of American Foulbrood disease (AFB) in a bee colony in Hamakua.  The disease is not new to Hawaii, but it is a recent detection on Hawaii Island.  Beekeepers are encouraged to inspect their colonies and be on the lookout for AFB and other diseases and pests of ...
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