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Little Fire Ant (Wasmannia Auropunctata)

Oahu forum on invasive species and biosecurity in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE New Tools & Opportunities For Public Participation (Honolulu) – As an island state, Hawai‘i is uniquely impacted by the threat of invasive species. Our endemic species and distinctive ecosystems evolved over millions of years in isolation from the rest of the world’s biota, creating a delicate balance that continues to be at risk […]

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Little Fire Ant (Wasmannia Auropunctata)

Learn how to combat Little Fire Ants at Ka‘u meeting Friday (March 29)

Little Fire Ants meeting coming up 6-7:30 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2019, at Discovery Harbor Community Center.

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LFA drawn to peanut butter on a chopstick. Courtesy Photo

Temporary closure of National park steam vents parking lot March 14 for little fire ant treatment

The Steam Vents parking lot in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be closed Thurs., March 14 from 8 a.m. to noon for the treatment of invasive little fire ants (LFA).   In late 2018, park scientists made the unwelcome discovery of LFAs in the park.

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Front row (left to right): Sandy Webb, Oahu MVP 2017, Serina Marchi of Kauai Seascapes Nursery, Business Leader 2017, Carolyn Dillon, Hawaii County MVP 2017, Rosalyn Concepion for the Pacific American Foundation, Community Hero 2017, Kawika Winter, Kauai MVP 2017, Solomon Champion, Greatest Hit 2017, Dave DeLeon for Haiku Hill Community, Maui MVP 2017 Back row (left to right):, Senator Mike Gabbard, Leo Asuncion, DBEDT, Kenneth Grace, UH CTAHR, David Rodriguez, HIDOT, Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle, Governor David Ige, Little Fire Ant, Senator J Kalani English, Suzanne Case, DLNR, Representative James Tokioka, Representative Richard Creagan, Keith Kawaoka, DOH

Carolyn Dillon recognized for efforts combating Little Fire Ants on Hawaii Island

The Hawai’i Invasive Species Council recognizes Carolyn Dillon for her outstanding community efforts and her work controlling Little Fire Ants on Hawaii Island.

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