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Hawaii County awarded $375,000 to control little fire ants

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation has partnered with County Councilman Dennis “Fresh” Onishi to obtain $375,000 to control little fire ant infestations island-wide. The State Department of Agriculture is providing $200,000, and the Hawaii Invasive Species Council has awarded a grant of $175,000 that will allow the Department of Parks […]

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Little Fire Ant (Wasmannia Auropunctata)

County fights fire ants at Hilo beach park (March 27)

The county Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo’s Richardson Ocean Park, weather permitting, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, so maintenance personnel may apply a second round of baiting treatments designed to combat fire ant infestations. The park will reopen at 7 a.m. the following morning.

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On Monday, March 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm the KOC is offering an opportunity for residents to learn more about the little fire ants that are appearing in Kona. These small red colored ants are tiny, but their bite packs a sting which can cause harm to you, your animals, pets and livestoc

Little Fire Ant presentation in Kona tonight (March 22)

On Monday, March 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm the KOC is offering an opportunity for residents to learn more about the little fire ants that are appearing in Kona. These small red colored ants are tiny, but their bite packs a sting which can cause harm to you, your animals, pets and livestoc

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Little Fire Ants on Capt. Cook agenda (Feb. 10)

Little Fire Ants on Capt. Cook agenda (Feb. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii 24/7 received the following public announcement: As you may have heard by now, the Little Fire Ant, LFA, has been found in a residential neighborhood of Kailua-Kona. Up until last month LFA was found only on the windward side of our island. Mostly in Puna, but also in Hilo and Hamakua. Kona […]

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