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Hawaii’s biosecurity plan lags in funding and implementation

  • COURTESY U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

    If the invasive brown tree snake, like this one seen in Guam, were to take hold in Hawaii, it could cause as much as $2 billion a year in damages.

More than two years after Gov. David Ige’s administration unveiled a 10-year, $378 million plan to escalate the state’s fight against invasive species, much of it remains unfunded and the governor plans to ask the Legislature to provide only a fraction of what was envisioned for the next two fiscal years. Read more

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