Thursday, June 20, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Friday, December 17, 2021
Sterile Mosquitoes to Suppress Avian Malaria on Maui
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 2254 Views :: Maui County, Environment, GMOs

Haleakala National Park Public Meetings for the Suppression of Non-native Mosquito Populations to Protect Endangered Forest Birds on Maui

News Release from Haleakalā National Park, December 7, 2021

Kula, HI— Haleakalā National Park is pleased to announce the public scoping process for a proposed Environmental Assessment for the "Suppression of Non-native Mosquito Populations to Address the Impacts of Avian Malaria on Threatened and Endangered Forest Birds on Maui.” This Environmental Assessment is being prepared in cooperation with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR).

The National Park Service (NPS) would like to invite the public to the following virtual public meetings to learn more about the project and submit questions to NPS and DLNR representatives. Register to attend a public meeting using the below links. The content for each virtual meeting will be the same, so you only need to attend one if you are interested.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 5:30-7 pm HST:

Registration Link:

Wednesday, January 6, 2022 at 5:30-7 pm HST:

Registration Link:

For additional information or to submit comments on the project, please visit the NPS’s Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website at To submit a comment on the project, click the “Open For Comment” link on the above website. Then select the “Public Scoping Newsletter” document and then click the "Comment on Document" button to enter and submit your comments. Comments can also be mailed to: Superintendent, Haleakalā National Park, PO Box 369, Makawao, HI 96768.

The National Park Service will be accepting public comments by mail or online at from December 6, 2021 until January 20, 2022.

Comments will not be accepted by fax, e-mail, or any other way than those specified above. Please also note that your entire comment—including personal identifying information such as your address, phone number, and e-mail address—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Comments submitted by individuals or organizations on behalf of other individuals or organizations will not be accepted.


2017: DLNR Introduces Birth Control for Mosquitoes

2019: Activist Launches Chemophobia Campaign to Save Hawaii Mosquitoes after Legislature passes HB297

MN: Biologists try to beat the clock to save Maui’s endangered birds


TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote


Aloha Pregnancy Care Center


Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii


Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii Military History

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Together


Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

July 4 in Hawaii

Land and Power in Hawaii

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

NRA-ILA Hawaii


OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

School Choice in Hawaii

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii