Hawaii Receives Nearly $1 Million To Combat Coffee Berry Borer

Senator Mazie Hirono, Representative Tulsi Gabbard and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that they would fund $700,000 to Hawaii in order for the state to combat the coffee berry borer, according to KITV. Puerto Rico will receive $300,000. The coffee berry borer is an insect that lives and feeds in coffee berries and has caused significant damage to the coffee crop in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Full article.

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