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Department of Agriculture
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  • State Plant Regulatory Official


    Serves 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 Coordinator

    Oishi, Darcy (808) 973-9524

    Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
  • State Plant Health Director

    Harrington, Vernon (808) 838-2780

    Directs 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

    Young, Cheryl (808) 838-2782
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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