The FY23 HISC Call for Proposals and Application will be released on Monday, May 2nd at 8 am HST. The application link will be posted to the guidelines page.  Please read through the information below and follow the link to review the full application guidelines: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/hisc/fy23-call-for-proposals/. OVERVIEW  The Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Council (HISC) provides interagency ...
Read More May 2nd – FY23 HISC Call for Proposals

Invasive species have devastating effects on Hawaiʻi’s agriculture, ecosystem health, and human health. February is Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Month (HISAM), when we raise awareness about these threats while also celebrating the good work done to protect Hawaiʻi from invasive species.  As part of these celebrations, the Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Council (HISC) Support Program coordinates ...
Read More 2022 Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Month Awards

Thanks to the work of teams at HDOA, DLNR, DOH, UH, and other partners, implementation on 65% of the 147 action items identified in the Hawaiʻi Interagency Biosecurity Plan has begun as of January 2022. This year marks the halfway point for implementation of the plan and we can reflect on our achievements made to ...
Read More Just Published – January 2022 Biosecurity Plan Progress Report

Join us to learn more about invasive species during the month of February for Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Month. This year we will by exploring the three wao’s (or realms) of Akua (upper forests), Kanaka (lower valleys and urban areas), and Kahakai (wetlands, ocean) with special online presentations, virtual tours, identification classes, and other activities. ...
Read More February is Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Month