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    The State of Hawaii is hosting the 3rd annual Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week (HISAW) in February 2015. HISAW is organized in coordination with the U.S. National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) and regional Pacific Invasive Species Awareness efforts. HISAW seeks to promote information sharing and public engagement in what the Hawaii State ...
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The interagency Hawaii Invasive Species Council (HISC) has approved a budget of $5,750,000 to support invasive species projects statewide in Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15). Funding for the HISC is allocated by the Hawaii State Legislature, which approved a joint majority package in the 2014 legislative session to greatly increase the State’s investment in curtailing invasive ...
Read More Council Approves .75M Budget for Fiscal Year 2015

  On June 19, 2014, Governor Neil Abercrombie signed House Bill 1716 (Making an Appropriation for Invasive Species Prevention, Control, Outreach, Research, and Planning) into law. Becoming Act 102, the measure provides an additional $5M in funding for invasive species efforts in Fiscal Year 2015, in addition to $750,000 previously appropriated for FY15 at the ...
Read More Governor Signs Bill to Increase Funding for Invasive Species Efforts

NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA, JR. CHAIRPERSON, BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES SCOTT ENRIGHT CHAIRPERSON, BOARD OF AGRICULTURE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 25, 2014 Abercrombie Administration Requests Federal Recognition of Hawaii’s Unique Biosecurity Needs “Hawaii Biosecurity Resolutions Package” Encourages Federal-State Coordination HONOLULU —The Abercrombie Administration has released a 2014 Hawaii Biosecurity Resolutions Package to federal agency ...
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For Immediate Release: March 3, 2014 SCOTT ENRIGHT, HDOA and WILLIAM J. AILA JR, DLNR CO –CHAIRMEN HAWAII INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL Hawaii Invasive Species Council Joint News Release GOVERNOR ABERCROMBIE KICKS OFF HAWAII INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK 2nd Annual Kickoff Event Recognizes Statewide Heroes – Volunteer opportunities held across the state HONOLULU—On Monday March 3rd, ...
Read More Governor’s Proclamation & HISC Awards: HISAW 2014 Kick-off

HAWAII JOINS THE NATION IN RECOGNIZING INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK 2nd Annual Kickoff Event Begins with Governor’s Proclamation at the Capitol (March 3-9) The State of Hawaii will participate in National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW).  Governor Abercrombie will kick off the 2nd annual Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week (HISAW) with a proclamation on March ...
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