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NR14-07April 25, 2014 HONOLULU — A live snake was discovered and captured yesterday afternoon at a Keaau store on Hawaii Island. Workers offloading a 40-foot shipping container saw the two-foot-long brown snake and prevented its escape by hitting it. The snake, which has been identified as a non-venomous gopher snake, has since died and was ...
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Two More Coqui Found on Oahu

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Main, News-Releases

NR14-06April 23, 2014 HONOLULU — Two more coqui frogs were found recently on Oahu. One coqui frog was turned in by a grounds crew at a Waikiki hotel on April 12 and the other was captured by staff of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) at a Kalihi Valley home on the evening of April ...
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NR14-05April 14, 2014  HONOLULU — An extensive survey of an area in Waimanalo has determined that approximately four acres are infested with little fire ants (LFA), tiny invasive ants that can inflict painful stings.  Crews surveyed more than 50 acres from Kumuhau St. to Mahailua St. in Waimanalo and determined that the infestation area is ...
Read More Little Fire Ant Infestation in Waimanalo Covers Four Acres

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  NR14-04April 3, 2014  THREE COQUI FROGS CAPTURED ON OAHU AT SEPARATE LOCATIONS ...
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Due to popular demand, another Farmer Resource Workshop will be held on Friday, April 11 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Hawaii Agricultural Research Center in Kunia.  The workshop is free and opened to farmers who would like to learn more about the services available from state and federal agencies, including:  the U.S. Department ...
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