Pest Advisory on Hala Scale

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In mid-May, the Hawai`i Department of Agriculture’s Plant Pest Control Branch issued pest advisories on the hala scale, Thysanococcus pandani Stickney, and the bagrada bug, Bagrada hilaris Burmeister. The hala scale was first detected in Hawai`i on trees in Hana, … Continued

Weed from Hell

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Posted 06/08/2011  One of the world’s worst weeds has found a home on O`ahu’s north shore. Early this year, the O`ahu Army Natural Resources Program found Chromolaena odorata (also known as Siam weed or devil weed) in the Kahuku Training Area. … Continued


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(POSTED 9/14/06) The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a settlement with Kamehameha Schools stemming from an incident in which it gave pigs an accidental overdose of rat poison in an experiment intended to show the effectiveness of using helicopters to … Continued

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