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The Hawaii Invasive Species Council has released its 2018 report to the legislature, Budgetary and other Issues Relating to Invasive Species. Reporting on actions in State Fiscal Year 2016, the report includes: advice to the Governor and legislature regarding invasive species a review of 2017 invasive species legislation and the position of HISC (or its administrative ...
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The Hawaii Invasive Species Council has released its 2017 report to the legislature, Budgetary and other Issues Relating to Invasive Species. Reporting on actions in State Fiscal Year 2016, the report includes: a summary of projects funded by HISC in FY16-17, current agency resources & shortfalls relating to invasive species, a discussion of the economic costs associated with ...
Read More HISC 2017 Report to the Legislature

The Hawaii Invasive Species Council released its FY17 Proposal Guidelines for interagency projects relating to invasive species prevention, control, outreach, and research. This is an intragovernmental budgeting process, not a request for bids from private entities. Staff at the various HISC agencies, including UH system, as well as county and federal agencies partnering with the ...
Read More HISC FY17 Grant Application Evaluation in Process

In preparation for the 2016 Legislature, HISC staff asked invasive species experts in Hawaii to prepare pre-proposals for what could be achieved in FY17. HISC received 48 pre-proposals describing $10M in interagency projects. The projects below are non-binding: actual HISC expenditures in FY17 will depend on the amount of funding provided by the State Legislature ...
Read More HISC Releases FY17 Pre-Proposals: What could we achieve next year?

At a meeting of the Hawaii Invasive Species Council on July 29, 2015, the HISC approved an interagency spending plan totaling $4.75M for state fiscal year 2016, supporting 35 projects that will help fill gaps between and expand beyond the state’s existing civil service programs that address invasive species concerns. The budget was a difficult ...
Read More HISC Approves Funding for FY16 Interagency Projects

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

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