Fight Dengue and Zika Locally

Hawaii has been recently plagued with 2 major mosquito born viruses. Let's fight Dengue and Zika locally. Mosquito-borne diseases kill 1 million people a year globally, debilitating hundreds of millions more. Dengue fever, the fastest-growing mosquito-borne disease in the world, affects 400 million people every year and kills 25,000. The Zika…

Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death

Introduction and links from CTHAR A newly identified disease has killed large numbers of mature ʻōhiʻa trees (Metrosideros polymorpha) in forests and residential areas of the Puna and Hilo Districts of Hawaiʻi Island. Landowners have observed that when previously healthy-looking trees begin to exhibit symptoms they typically die within a…