Agricultural Pest and Disease Support
Apple snails now occur in all of the taro fields in Hanalei and present numerous threats to the industry.
Project Status: Completed Project
Funding Status: Not Funded
Kauai Taro Growers Association
Hanalei WaterShed Hui
University of Hawaii
USDA Rural Development
Plan of Action:
Forum to discuss approaches (harvesting and marketing, biological controls)
Raise public awareness and interest.
10/02 Rodney Haraguchi is developing apple snail aquaculture project
2004 HWH hosts Federal Congressional Delegation on Invasive Species field trip to see hau bush and apple snails in Hanalei
HWH coordinated Kauai Invasive Species participation in congressional visit
HWH highlights apple snail issue in newsletter