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Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death Confirmed Near Kōke‘e For First Time

Thursday, December 31, 2020 03:49pm HST

“The tree was a beauty, hundreds of years old, and bigger around than three people could wrap their arms around,” said Kyle Kagimoto, Invasive Species Technician with Kauaʻi DOFAW. “Its entire canopy was full of red leaves. That’s what caught our eye during our helicopter surveys.” DETAILS: https://mauinow.com/2020/12/27/rapid-%ca%bbohi%ca%bba-death-confirmed-near-kokee-for-first-time/