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Singer: Killing trees to save water

Singer: Killing trees to save water

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Abercrombie testifies at invasive species hearing

Abercrombie testifies at invasive species hearing

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie testified Thursday before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia in support of efforts to strengthen prevention initiatives, including agricultural import and entry inspection functions aimed at detecting and intercepting invasive species at Hawaii’s ports of entry. The field hearing […]

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Akaka to hold hearing on protecting Hawaii against invasive species Thursday (Oct 27)

Akaka to hold hearing on protecting Hawaii against invasive species Thursday (Oct 27)

MEDIA RELEASE Governor Abercrombie, Hawaii Legislature Agriculture Chairmen, State and Federal officials to testify Honolulu, Hawaii – This Thursday, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) will hold a field hearing in Honolulu entitled Safeguarding Hawaii’s Ecosystem and Agriculture Against Invasive Species. Witnesses include Governor Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii Legislature Agriculture Committee Chairmen Senator Clarence Nishihara and […]

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Nine Pacific island-based personnel, including several from Hawaii Invasive Species Committees, went to Guam for a three-week training session on the Brown Tree Snake.

Big Island workers get hands on training with Guam’s Brown Tree Snakes

Nine Pacific island-based personnel, including several from Hawaii Invasive Species Committees, went to Guam for a three-week training session on the Brown Tree Snake.

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Singer: Who is 'invasive' now?

Singer: Who is ‘invasive’ now?

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Little Fire Ants spread to Kona

Little Fire Ants spread to Kona

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has confirmed that an invasive stinging ant called the Little Fire Ant (LFA) has spread from the east side of Hawaii Island to the west side. LFA (Wasmannia auropunctata) was detected earlier this month at two locations in Kailua-Kona. One site is a residence and the other […]

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Mangrove trees poisoned, left to rot

Mangrove trees poisoned, left to rot

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