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Richardson Ocean Park closed for fire ant control (June 19)

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo’s Richardson Ocean Park, weather permitting, at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, so maintenance personnel may apply another round of baiting treatments designed to combat little fire ant infestations. Richardson Ocean Park will reopen at 7 a.m. Friday, June 20. The Department of Parks […]

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Coffee Talk meeting to advise on Little Fire Ant invasion

MEDIA RELEASE Little Fire Ant (LFA) was discovered in mauka Kona coffee land, at the 1,200-1,500 foot elevation in the last month. Not only do the ants inflict stinging, long-lasting bites, their presence can affect the value of the property where they locate. Learn the dire implications of this tiny ant and how it may […]

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