Every day, I’m scouring the Internet for land use and environmental news from around the state and around the world that means something for us here in Hawaii. Noteworthy today: Brazilian bugs munch strawberry guava and a water debate rages on the Big Island.
The Hawaii Department of Agriculture has posted a draft Environmental Assessment for the statewide release of a Brazilian scale insect that will eat non-native strawberry guava. The Star-Advertiser has a full report on the controversial plan.
South Kona was warned about the salt content of its well water