Hawaii Pigeons A Pest?
Pigeon's Are Not Pests! - A Pigeon’s Point of View For a pigeon living in Hawaii, life can’t be sweeter. There is an abundance of food and water everywhere, few natural predators, and lots of rent-free housing. Pigeons’ natural habitats are cliffs sides and such, so...
How to Prepare for Tent Fumigation
So, you have a huge termite and/or bed bug challenge and you’ve decided to fumigate your property. Some friends have told you fumigating was a big hassle, and others said the process went very smoothly. The truth is - with proper preparation - fumigating your property...
Pros vs Do it Yourself
So You Want To Do It Yourself Pest Control The best pest control around is in exercising pest prevention on a regular basis. You know, basically eliminating sources of food, water, and shelter in and around homes and businesses. None of us like to have bugs,...
Hawaii’s Potato Bugs
For some reason, there’s been a lot of hullaballoo about the potato bug lately. What is the potato bug and what is all the hullaballoo about? I decided to do some research to answer these two questions.
Hawaii Fire Ants
Little Fire Ants We’ve all heard about the Little Fire Ants invading our islands. So far, the little fire ants have made their way from the Big Island to Maui, to Oahu, and also to Kauai. There are none known to be present on Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, or Kahoolawe yet,...
Hawaii’s Feral Cat Problem
Feral Cats - A Big Problem in Hawaii Another invasive species to our islands is feral cats. These are the estimates (made over varying periods of time) that are difficult to confirm: Oahu – 350,000 (said to be an underestimate); Maui – 20,000 to 500,000; Big Island –...
Bees and Hawaii
Here in Hawaii we are fortunate to have about 70 species of native bees as well as some additional 19 species that have been introduced over time
Hawaii Silverfish Pest
Silverfish – while completely harmless in regard to carrying bacteria and disease – are nothing more than obnoxious indoor pests that can destroy our possessions if they go unnoticed.
Rat Lung Disease In Hawaii
the onslaught of rat lungworm disease in our islands in the past years and how important it is to wash all produce before consuming