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 CoordinatorCheryl Young (808) 973-9528Coordinates 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.
APHIS Updates Conditions for Intrastate Movement of Citrus from Asian Citrus Psyllid Regulated Areas
New Commodities for Exempted Host List for Light Brown Apple Moth-Process for Future Changes to List
|CAPS 2013 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Bacterial Wilt; Southern Bacterial Wilt||Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle||Oryctes rhinoceros||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Cucurbit Beetle||Diabrotica speciosa||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Palm Lethal Yellowing||Candidatus Phytoplasma palmae 16SrIV||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Red Palm Mite||Raoiella indica||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Red Palm Weevil||Rhynchophorus ferrugineus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|