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First big Christmas tree shipment arrives in isles

Agriculture officials step up their battle against alien pests

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 18, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii's first big shipment of Christmas trees from the Pacific Northwest arrived right on time over the weekend.</p>
<p>Matson Navigation Co.'s first shipment of Christmas trees for consumers docked in Hono&shy;lulu on Saturday, and the trees will be available for purchase at retailers' discretion as soon as agricultural inspections are completed, a company spokes&shy;man said.</p>
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Hawaii's first big shipment of Christmas trees from the Pacific Northwest arrived right on time over the weekend.

Matson Navigation Co.'s first shipment of Christmas trees for consumers docked in Hono­lulu on Saturday, and the trees will be available for purchase at retailers' discretion as soon as agricultural inspections are completed, a company spokes­man said. Login for more...



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