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Rose-Ringed Parakeet Invasion from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 27, 2017 FOCUS ON INVADING PARAKEETS DURING HAWAI‘I INVASIVE SPECIES WEEK Thousands of Birds Causing Ecological and Economic Damage (Lihue, Kaua‘i) – It’s another spectacular sunset near Spouting Horn ...
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  HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INVASIVE SPECIES HONORED Volunteer Opportunities & Recent Successes Highlighted during Invasive Species Awareness Week (HONOLULU) –  Hawaii’s 5th annual Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week (HISAW) starts today with a series of volunteer opportunities, and will end with a ceremony in Governor David Ige’s office to recognize people and organizations ...
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DLNR & YOU-Hawai’i Interagency Biosecurity Plan from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. Joint News Release from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture and Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources: STATE OF HAWAII READY TO IMPLEMENT HAWAII INTERAGENCY BIOSECURITY PLAN Provides 10-Year Framework for Invasive Species Prevention NR17-02 Jan. 10, 2017 HONOLULU – The State of Hawai‘i, ...
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Visit http://fightthebitehawaii.com to learn about mosquito-borne illnesses (including zika, dengue, chikungunya, and others) and how to minimize your risk. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR VIRGINIA PRESSLER, MD DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2016                                                                              16-040  HAWAII STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RELAUNCHES “FIGHT THE BITE” EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ABOUT MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE PREVENTION HONOLULU – As summer ...
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH  DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR VIRGINIA PRESSLER, MDDIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2016                                                                               16-030 JOINT TASK FORCE ESTABLISHED TO COMBAT RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE IN HAWAII HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the East Hawaii Liaison to the Office of the Governor announced today the establishment of a Joint Task ...
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From DLNR: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 26, 2016 HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INVASIVE SPECIES HONORED State Capitol Ceremony Recognizes Extraordinary Efforts  (HONOLULU) – Hawaii’s 4th annual Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week (HISAW) wrapped up today with a ceremony in Governor David Ige’s office to recognize people and organizations who’ve been instrumental in the fight ...
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A new fungal pathogen known as Rapid Ohia Death (Ceratocystis fimbriata) was identified on Hawaii Island in 2014. The fungus attacks and can quickly kill ohia trees (Metrosideros polymorpha). Ohia is endemic to Hawaii and comprises approximately 80% of Hawaii’s native forests. In 2015, the HISC awarded funds to the University of Hawaii to support a post-doctoral ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2015                                                                  DOH INVESTIGATES CASES OF LOCALLY-ACQUIRED DENGUE FEVER ON THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII HONOLULU – The Hawaii ...
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At a ceremony at the Hawaii State Capitol today, Governor David Ige proclaimed Invasive Species Awareness Week. This was one part of a day-long celebration to bring attention to the issue of invasive species across the islands and to recognize volunteers, organizations and businesses who continue to play a critical role in addressing what the ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCESNews Release DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR CARTY CHANGINTERIM CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release March 2, 2015     HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INVASIVE SPECIESRECOGNIZED AT CAPITOL CEREMONY Six Individuals and Five Organizations/Businesses Honored Honolulu – What do Hawaiian Airlines, volunteers, a National Guardsman, a property management company, plant quarantine inspectors, ...
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