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Invasive Species Awareness Week
HAWAII JOINS THE NATION IN RECOGNIZING INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK 2nd Annual Kickoff Event Begins with Governor’s Proclamation at the Capitol (March 3-9)
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Governor Releases $15.85 Million for Agriculture, Watershed Preservation
HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $15.85 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) administered by the state Department of Agriculture in support of the local agriculture industry and further preservation of Hawaii’s watersheds.
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DESTRUCTIVE BEETLES FOUND ON OAHU COCONUT TREES
HONOLULU — Another new invasive pest has been detected on Oahu, one that damages coconut trees and other palm plants. The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) was detected at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Dec. 23, 2013 during routine surveys conducted under a cooperative agreement between the University of Hawaii at Manoa* and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection & Quarantine (USDA-PPQ).
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Three Coqui Frogs Captured on Oahu Last Night
April 3, 2014

Illegal Frogs Shipped through US Mail
March 27, 2014

Ken Kakesako Appointed Deputy to Chair of Agriculture
March 11, 2014

Invasive Species Week – March 3 – 9
Feb. 26, 2014 – Joint News Release – HISC, DLNR, HDOA

Governor Releases $15.85 Million for Agriculture, Watershed Preservation
Jan. 31, 2014 – News Release from the Office of the Governor

Destructive Beetles Found on Oahu Coconut Trees
Jan. 9, 2014

 

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