support services to the Department in the
areas of personnel, budget, office and
facilities management, and office
|Assists in the
development and expansion of agricultural
industries through data collection and
information dissemination, as well as
promotional and marketing efforts.
estimates of acreage, production, and
value of major agricultural crops, as
well as livestock and poultry. Online HASS reports available.
information on current market prices and
supply of fruits, vegetables, and shell
eggs, as well as market analysis and
research. Market News reports available.
in the promotion and marketing of
Hawaii's agricultural, floricultural, and
manufactured food products.
Hawaii Agriculture & Food Products Directory database available.
financial loans to qualified farmers and
the development and management of key
agricultural lots at Hamakua, Kahuku,
Keahole, Kekaha, Molokai, Pahoa, Panaewa, Waianae,
Waimanalo I, and Kalaeloa."
state irrigation systems at Hoolehua,
Kahuku, Waimanalo, Waimea and Honokaa-Paauilo.
facilities in Kamuela, Honalo.
in the development of a sustainable
commercial aquaculture industry in
Hawaii's livestock and poultry industries
through the control and prevention of
pests and diseases.
the introduction of rabies to Hawaii, a
rabies-free state. Information
brochure and forms available.
and prevents the entry and spread of
livestock diseases. Information on
importing livestock available.
diagnostic laboratory services in the
prevention, control, and eradication of
|Assists in the
marketing of quality agricultural
commodities and promotion of fair trade
and honest business practices.
agricultural commodities for grade &
condition, establishes & enforces
grade standards, registers & samples
animal feed, licenses product dealers,
and oversees milk production & prices
paid to producers. Report of
Analysis of Official Commercial Feed
accuracy of measurement, packaging,
labeling and pricing of commercial goods
to prevent unfair practices.
expansion of Hawaii's agriculture by
overcoming quarantine restrictions, as
well as preventing the entry and
establishment of detrimental animals,
insects, weeds, plant diseases, and other
the distribution and use of pesticides to
ensure safety and availability of
important pesticides. List of licensed
contains, or controls pests of plants
which could cause significant economic
damage to agriculture, our environment,
and quality of life. Also certifies and
inspects seeds. New pest advisory available.
the introduction and spread of harmful
pests and diseases into the state, as
well as certifying plants for export out
of the state. Information on importing
plants, insects, microorganisms, and
non-domestic animals to Hawaii available.