MISC is Hiring!
Now accepting resumes for full-time & part–time temporary (5-month) field p … Read More...
Is ant-watching really a thing?
By Monte Tudor-Long If you list the different birds in your yard, you might … Read More...
Kevin Gavagan Receives 2022 Mālama i ka ʻĀina Award
Kevin Gavagan, Assistant Director of Engineering at Four Seasons Resort Maui at … Read More...
The race to protect Hawaii’s native forest birds from extinction
The upland realm of wao akua captivates all senses. Freshwater percolates into … Read More...
Prevention Is Key For Maui To Stay Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Free
A large, invasive beetle is spreading on Oʻahu. First detected in December 2013 … Read More...
Welcome to MISC!The Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC) is a project of the University of Hawaiʻi- Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit. The committee is voluntary partnership of government, private and non-profit organizations, and concerned individuals working to prevent, control, or eliminate the most threatening invasive plant and animal species to protect Maui’s watersheds, ecological resources, agriculture, and community.
MISC works to control coqui frogs throughout Maui County. If you think you hear a coqui frog help let us know! Learn more.
This invasive plant is a watershed threat. Learn more.
Little Fire Ants
Spot the Ant. Stop the Ant. Don't let the Little Fire Ant go undectected! Learn more.