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Live Snake Found in Shipping Container

Posted on Aug 24, 2017 in Main

NR17-15 Aug. 24, 2017  HONOLULU – A live three-foot snake was found in a shipment of household goods and other cargo by workers at a Honolulu shipping company this morning. A shipping company worker spotted the snake as they were unloading a pallet from a container that arrived from California and used a stick and ...
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NR17-14 August 22, 2017  HONOLULU – Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) today approved an aerial application permit allowing the Department of Land and Natural Resources to begin work on the Lehua Island Restoration Project Partnership. The HDOA has worked closely with State Senator Ron Kouchi and State Representative Dee Morikawa in addressing the Kauai community’s ...
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Live Bat Found on Container Ship

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 in Main

NR17-13 August 3, 2017 HONOLULU – A small live bat was found Tuesday morning, Aug. 1st, on a container ship that arrived at Honolulu Harbor from San Diego. The crew aboard the Pasha Hawaii ship was able to capture the bat and the company called inspectors from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) at about ...
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Aug. 2, 2017 Gov. Ige, along with the Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture announced at a news conference, a coordinated effort to prevent rat lungworm disease in Hawaii and to increase public awareness. To view the Governor’s news release and video of the news conference, click here