Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture has announced a new pest called the Banana Lacewing Bug (Stephanitis typica). This pest has a variety of hosts, not just banana. As of June 2020 this lacewing has only been found on Oahu. Please report any new sightings to Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture Plant Pest Control.
- African Oil Palm (Elaeis quineensis)
- Bananas (Musa spp.)
- Camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora)
- Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
- Champedak (Artocarpus integer)
- Coconut (Cocos nucifera)
- Colocasia sp.
- Edible Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
- Flowers (Alpinia spp.)
- Heliconia spp.
- Plantain (Musa x paradisiaca)
- Soursop (Annona muricata)
- Tumeric (Curcuma longa)
The Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC) is hiring an Operations Planner/GIS Analyst! We are looking for an individual with good communication skills, GIS experience, the ability to analyze data for reporting, and the ability to troubleshoot technical computer issues. The ideal candidate will share our passion for conservation, love of the Big Island community, and commitment to public service.
Most work will be done in our Hilo office working with GIS and maintaining our database; with some field work to ensure familiarity with what we do.
A Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of GIS experience/coursework is required. We also require at least three months experience in database and GIS management, technical support, and troubleshooting for a land
management agency. Experience performing fieldwork in alien plant control. Pay is $2,629/month with paid holidays, sick time, and benefits. This is a minimum salary; we anticipate offering a competitive salary based on applicant’s experience.
TO APPLY: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” Search for job number 19121. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.
CLOSING DATE: March 25th, 2019.