Resolutions of the Hawaii Invasive Species Council

Chapter 194, Hawaii Revised Statutes, mandates that the HISC coordinate the State’s position on issues relating to invasive species, and that the HISC provide advice to the Governor and State Legislature. Resolutions reviewed and adopted by the Council are one method for fulfilling these mandates.

Special Publication: 2014 Hawaii Biosecurity Resolutions Package, sent by Governor Abercrombie to various federal agencies regarding federal invasive species issues that impact Hawaii. Inclusive of HISC Resolutions 13-1, 13-2, 13-3, and 12-1.

Reso. 13-3: Supporting amendments to the list of injurious species under the Lacey Act, adopted June 4, 2013

Reso. 13-2: Supporting the reauthorization of the Brown Tree Snake Control and Eradication Act of 2004, adopted June 4, 2013

Reso. 13-1: Support for federal recognition of Hawaii’s unique biosecurity needs and coordination between federal and state inspection agencies, including information sharing between federal and state inspection staff and the development of joint inspection facilities, adopted June 4, 2013

Reso. 12-1: Supporting the Micronesian Biosecurity Plan Review and Implementation, and Requesting the Inclusion of Hawai‘i as a Potential Recipient of Invasive Species, adopted January 10, 2012

Reso. 11-5: Regarding Axis Deer, adopted June 27, 2011

Reso. 11-4: Regarding ‘Ohi‘a Rust, adopted June 27, 2011

Reso. 11-3: Regarding Mosquitoes, adopted June 27, 2011

Reso. 11-2: Regarding Albizia, adopted June 27, 2011

Reso. 11-1: Requesting the Promulgation of Administrative Rules for the Implementation of HRS 194, The Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council, adopted June 27, 2011

Reso. 08-2: Regarding Current Issues with Biological Control Including Proposed Control of Strawberry Guava, adopted July 9, 2008

Reso. 08-1: Call for State Agencies to Utilize the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment (HPWRA) to Assist Decision Makers In Determining Whether to Accept of Reject Species Proposed for Crop or Other Planting Purposes, adopted July 9, 2008

Reso. 06-3: Regarding the Invasive Species Recommendations of the Governor’s Economic Momentum Commission, adopted January 19, 2006

Reso. 06-2: Call for Departments to Use All Existing Authorities to Stop the Spread of Coqui (Eleutherodactylus coqui) Intraisland, Interisland, and to Other Locations Outside the State of Hawaii, and Develop Authorities and Protocols to Fill Current Gaps, adopted January 19, 2006

Reso. 06-1: In Support of the Hawaii Invasive Species Prevention Act, H.R. 3468, adopted January 19, 2006