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New Requirements Under Act 45

Posted on Dec 28, 2018 in Main

Act 45 was passed by the 2018 Legislature and establishes new requirements regarding the use of pesticides in Hawaii. The following are new requirements that are effective on January 1, 2019. RESTRICTED USE PESTICIDES REPORTING Act 45 requires that all Certified Applicators of Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) submit a report of the RUP that were ...
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Form P-45 Instructions

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 in Main

Name:  Enter Certified Applicator name as it appears on the certification card. Certification #:  Enter the number associated with the Certified Applicator certification card. Reporting Year:  Current year for which records are being kept. Phone:  Phone number which the applicator can be most easily reached in case any questions arise regarding the information submitted. Email:  ...
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May 2018 A honey bee colony infected with American Foulbrood (AFB) was recently confirmed by Hawai`i Department of Agriculture staff in the Hamakua district of Hawai`i Island. AFB is a bacterial disease that creates spores that can be viable for 50-80 years and is easily spread from colony to colony by robbing bees, tainted tools, ...
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Plant Quarantine Outreach Activities

Posted on Apr 4, 2018 in Main

The Plant Quarantine Branch also conducts public outreach and education activities to inform the public about invasive species and government plant and animal quarantine regulations. Here are some recent events that Plant Quarantine inspectors have participated in: Kunia Orchid Show 2019 Red Hat Society visit to PQ – 2019 Momilani Elementary School 3rd Grade Class ...
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Kunia Orchid Show – March 2018

Posted on Apr 4, 2018 in Main

The informational booth by HDOA’s Plant Quarantine Branch was a busy attraction at the Kunia Orchid Show in Wahiawa, Oahu in March 2018. Plant Quarantine inspectors and technicians displayed a few invasive species, distributed informational material and answered questions about invasive species and quarantine regulations. Even Gov. Ige stopped by the booth. Here are some ...
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