Exotic Pest Reporting
Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
State Plant Regulatory OfficialNeil Reimer (808) 973-9522Serves on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
State Survey CoordinatorDarcy Oishi 8089739524Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorVernon Harrington (808) 838-2780Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
Pest Survey Specialist
Yolisa Ishibashi (808) 838-2789Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Biological Control Agent for Asian Citrus Psyllid....
HLB Defense: APHIS seeks comment on predator wasp release | Orchard Crops content from Southwest Farm Press
National Invasive Species Awareness Week Spotlights the Importance of Prevention and Management Strategies
APHIS Updates Conditions for Intrastate Movement of Citrus from Asian Citrus Psyllid Regulated Areas