The Hawaii Ant Lab (HAL) along with neighbor island Invasive Species Committees (ISCs) and the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) have been tasked with survey and early detection at many ports of entry throughout the State of Hawaii. We conduct what is called a general comprehensive ant survey which we cover all high risk areas […]
Hawaii Ant Lab’s research to STOP THE ANT!!
While the neighbor islands focus on SPOT THE ANT month, we here at the Hawaii Ant Lab (HAL), located in Hilo, HI with additional employees on Oahu, conduct research to focus on how to STOP THE ANT as well. This includes: 1) studying the effectiveness of products currently marketed for “fire ants” that are sold […]
Stop the Ant Month: October 2017
It’s time to do your part to Stop the Ant! Little fire ant has been detected on nearly all of the main Hawaiian islands, and can be present for months before they are noticeable. The only way to know for sure is to survey. Please take some time this month to survey for ants – […]