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KAULUNANI, HAWAII’S URBAN AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY PROGRAM RECEIVES SUSTAINABILITY AWARD FOR HAWAII-PACIFIC WEED RISK ASSESSMENT HONOLULU — The Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program was recently awarded the PlantPono/Invasive Plants Advocacy Award from the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii for having the vision to support the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment, which has transitioned from being a ...
Read More HISC-funded Weed Risk Assessment used as tool in award-winning Kaulunani Project

University of Hawaii researcher Dr. James Leary’s work with Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT) has been receiving positive attention in print and television media this week. The HBT platform developed by Dr. Leary delivers small amounts of herbicide into plant tissue from a distance, allowing control work in areas that cannot be reached by foot. The ...
Read More UH Researcher’s Herbicide Ballistic Technology Attracts Media Attention

For Immediate Release: July 31, 2013 HAWAII INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL APPROVES FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET HONOLULU—The interagency Hawaii Invasive Species Council (HISC) has approved a budget of $2.55 million for fiscal year 2014 to support statewide programs to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species in Hawaii, as well as management and public outreach ...
Read More Council Approves .55M in Awards for FY14 Projects Statewide

Governor’s Proclamation In 2013, Governor Neil Abercrombie proclaimed the first Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week (HISAW), from March 4-8, 2013. His address to the audience at a HISAW kickoff ceremony at the Hawaii State Capitol on March 4 focused on the need to whatever resources are available to mitigate invasive species impacts and protect our ...
Read More First Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week: Governor’s Proclamation & 2013 HISC Awards

In the days before the opening of the 2013 State legislative season, HISC Council members and partners presented to a variety of legislators in a informational briefing on invasive species hosted by Senator Mike Gabbard, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment. Committee vice chair Senator Russell Ruderman was also in attendance, as ...
Read More Council members open 2013 Legislative Briefing