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Organic Certification Cost-Share Assistance Now Available
Organic Certification Cost-Share Assistance Now Available
November 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Organic Certification Cost-Share Assistance Now Available · Maui Business
 

The Hawai`i Dept of Agriculture is now accepting applications for a new round of organic certification cost-share assistance for farmers, livestock operators and produce handlers.


State proposes introduction of moth to control invasive fireweed plant
State proposes introduction of moth to control invasive fireweed plant
September 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on State proposes introduction of moth to control invasive fireweed plant · Maui News
 

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) proposes the introduction of a moth (Secusio extensa) into Hawaii as a natural enemy and biological control agent for the fireweed plant. Fireweed is an invasive plant that is toxic to livestock, and quickly infests heavily grazed or neglected pastures, and even cultivated land. The release of the moth […]


Coral Reef Decline at Maalaea Bay Subject of Study
Coral Reef Decline at Maalaea Bay Subject of Study
September 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on Coral Reef Decline at Maalaea Bay Subject of Study · Featured, Maui News
 

Federal funding has been secured to launch a coral reef study on Maui.  Congresswoman Mazie Hirono requested the $184,815 to help identify the causes of the dramatic decline in the health of the coral reef in Maui’s Ma’alaea Bay. The likely sources of pollution identified as possible contributing factors include but are not limited to:  […]