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Bed Bugs Are In Hawaii

Bed Bugs   There are several species of bed bugs, but the only one currently in Hawaii is the Common Bed Bug. Many years ago bed bugs were hardly ever heard about. Today, the rate of technology and the speed at which people travel has allowed the bed bug...

The Destructive Termite

Hawaii Has A Termite Problem   Remember an earlier discussion about the Longhorn Beetle that migrated here and is currently causing a lot of havoc on Hawaii Island’s agriculture? Well, there’s another non-native insect that hitched a ride here sometime in...

Australian Longhorn Beetle

  Australian Longhorn Beetle Here in the islands we are so vulnerable to the invasion of foreign species because of our heavy reliance on imported materials. There is a perfect but disturbing example hitting the Big Island’s cacao industry hard right now....

American Cockroach In Hawaii

Hawaii Is Full Of Roaches The American cockroach is one of the three main cockroach species in Hawaii. You know the one I mean: The biggest of the cockroaches on our islands! The flying bomber! The torpedo! If the American cockroach is flying your way,...

Centipede Bite

Centipedes are almost as common as roaches, geckos, and even the infamous chicken here on Kauai; you just won’t have them crowing at your door waiting for a handout because centipedes take great pride in hunting for their own food. In fact, centipedes are carnivorous...

Centipede Problem In Hawaii

Creepy Hawaii Centipedes   Lucky we live Hawaii, huh? We don’t have any venomous snakes like my mother used to encounter – almost on a daily basis – when she lived out in the country in Texas for a short time. I remember one time when I and my family went to visit her...

Scoop Da Poop!

Scoop Da Poop! Have you heard the old saying that dog poop is good for the yard? Or better yet, that dog poop – specifically, not picking up our dog poop - carries any danger to our family or community? Well, both of these statements are false. In fact, the U.S....

Roaches

  Did you know there are 19 species of roaches in the state of Hawaii? The most common of the 19 are the American roach, the brown-banded roach, the German roach, and the Oriental roach. Oh, you already knew that? Well, did you also know that roaches have...

Does Heavy Rain Bring Out More Pests In Hawaii?

Heavy Rains In Hawaii We all heard the horror stories of the flooding in Kauai, Oahu and even parts of Maui. Our hearts go out to those affected by the flooding and who have damaged homes and properties from it. This article is going to discuss how these...