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Ohia tree disease spreads to Kauai

  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA / 2015

    A species of fungus, Ceratocystis huliohia, is one of two pathogens causing the rapid deaths of ohia.

A team of experts is investigating the discovery of rapid ohia death on the northeastern side of Kauai, the first time the disease has been found in trees outside of Hawaii island, it was announced Friday. Read more

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