Statewide Public Meetings Scheduled on Draft Biosecurity Plan

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Main

NR16-11
Sept. 30, 2016

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) will be holding meetings statewide to receive public input on the 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.

  • Oahu:  Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 6 – 8 p.m. @ McKinley High School Cafeteria,
    1039 S. King St., Honolulu
  • Kauai:  Wednesday, Oct.5th, 6 – 8 p.m. @ Wilcox Elem School Cafeteria,
    4319 Hardy St, Lihue
  • Maui:  Thursday, Oct. 6th, 6 – 8 p.m. @ Pomaikai Elem School Cafeteria,
    4650 South Kamehameha Ave, Kahului
  • Molokai:  Saturday, Oct. 8th, 9 – 11 a.m. @ Kaunakakai Elem School Cafeteria,
    30 Ailoa St, Kaunakakai
  • Hilo:  Wednesday, Oct. 12th, 6 – 8 p.m. @ Hilo High School Cafeteria,
    556 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo
  • Kona:  Thursday, Oct. 13th, 6 – 8 p.m. @ Kealakehe High School Cafeteria,
    74-5000 Puohulihuli St, Kailua-Kona
  • Lanai:  Saturday, Oct. 15th, 9 – 11 a.m. @ Lanai High & Elem School Cafeteria,
    555 Fraser Ave, Lanai City

 

The draft plan may be viewed and downloaded from the HDOA website at:  https://hdoa.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Draft-Hawaii-Interagency-Biosecurity-Plan.pdf

Written comments are also being accepted until October 21, 2016 and may be e-mailed to: Joy DeBruyn at H.T. Harvey & Associates at: jdebruyn@harveyecology.com

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