Another infestation that the Department of Agriculture is dealing with is the coconut rhinoceros beetle.
They have mounted a trap on a tree just outside the main UH Medical Education Building in Kakaako after workers thought they saw a beetle in the tree.
The bugs were first found at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam last month.
It’s not known how they got here.
Coconut rhinoceros beetles eat away at coconut, other palm plants and even papaya trees.
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