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Hawaii needs tough and effective biosecurity plan

  • COURTESY PHOTO

    Ulalia Woodside is executive director of The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii.

  • COURTESY UNIVERISTY OF HAWAII, COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES

    Aerial images taken in January show how rapid ohia death attacks trees in a haphazard pattern and does not radiate from a central infection point.

Have you ever flown back to Hawaii with an errant apple in your bag? It may seem trivial, but every item that enters our islands could potentially bring along a devastating new invasive pest. Read more

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