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August 09, 2017

Health Dept. Confirms First Case of Rat Lungworm Disease on O‘ahu in 2017

This is the first case of rat lungworm disease contracted on Oʻahu in 2017, bringing the statewide total of confirmed cases to 16 for this year.
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August 02, 2017

Gov. Ige Steps Up Effort to Prevent Rat Lungworm

Gov. David Ige announced today the state’s plans to place a stronger emphasis on the prevention of rat lungworm disease.
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July 21, 2017

Road Repair Focus of Kaupō Meeting

The meeting will include presentations on 4 upcoming repair projects affecting roads in southeast Maui, that will result in varying degrees of road closures.
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June 26, 2017

Rat Lungworm Meeting Planned for Lāna‘i City, July 6

A number of public health experts and community partners will be present to share their findings and recommendations on preventing the spread of rat lungworm
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May 18, 2017

Rat Lungworm Meeting Planned on Moloka‘i, May 30

The Maui District Health Office, will host a public informational meeting on rat lungworm disease on Moloka‘i, on Tuesday, May 30, at the Mitchell Pauole Center
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April 29, 2017

Additional Rat Lungworm Community Meetings Planned in Wailuku, Lahaina

Additional meetings in Wailuku and Lahaina will be held to provide information on safety and vector control to help prevent Rat Lungworm or Angiostrongyliasis.
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April 25, 2017

Hawaiʻi Lawmakers Approve State Budget

House and Senate conferees met on Monday to approve a final version of HB100 HD1 SD1, the state budget bill covering fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
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April 19, 2017

New Cluster of Rat Lungworm Linked to Consumption of Tainted Kava Drink

Health officials say the adults became infected with the rat lungworm parasite at a home in Keaʻau on Hawaiʻi Island a few weeks after drinking homemade kava.
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April 17, 2017

Maui Woman With Rat Lungworm Wants to Spread Awareness, Not Fear

As concerns surrounding Rat Lungworm persist on Maui, we had an opportunity to speak one-on-one with Tricia Mynar, a preschool teacher, who believes she contracted the illness from eating a salad at a Big Island restaurant.
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April 14, 2017

Growing Concerns Over Rat Lungworm Prompt More Maui Meetings

The state Department of Health hosts a second community meeting on concerns surrounding Rat Lungworm, this time in Haʻikū on Monday, April 17, 2017.
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April 06, 2017

Rat Lungworm Meeting in Hāna Draws Standing Room Only Crowd

A meeting in the remote East Maui community of Hāna to discuss the threat of rat lungworm disease, drew a standing room only crowd on Thursday evening.
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April 06, 2017

Bills Advance on Rat Lungworm, Medical Marijuana

The legislature finds that the department of health has reported over 70 cases of rat lungworm disease caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis from 2001 to 2014.
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November 23, 2012

Pests Arrive with Christmas Trees to Hawai’i

Shipments of Christmas trees from the Pacific Northwest have been found to be widely infested with slugs and other pests that are not found in Hawai`i.
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