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About Me

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Darcy Oishi is Acting Manager of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plant Pest Control Branch. In this capacity he us responsible for the survey, detection, and response (biological, chemical and mechanical) to new plant pests in Hawaii. He also serves in various capacity and roles on the national and international levels. He is the Director at Large for the Apiary Inspectors of America and currently chairs the Regulatory and Veterinary Committee, US representatives on Bi-lateral Commissions with Australia and New Zealand for ants and biosecurity issues, the Treasurer and Business Manager for the Hawaiian Entomological Society, Biosecurity Subject Matter Expert for the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and the Micronesia and Hawaii Biosecurity Plan, and has served in varying capacities for local, regional, national and international committees for biological control, biosecurity, and invasive ant issues.

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