For the protection of our green environment

to keep our Hawai‘i green.

March 23, 2020

Thank you so much to the Atherton Family Foundation for their continued generous support for our work to survey for the Early Detection of Invasive Insect Pest Species and Newly Arrived Species to our islands.  Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) our work continues on O‘...

December 24, 2019

A BIG MAHALO to Rick and Whitney Benedict and Beachside Lighting Honolulu for their continued support and generous donation to our important Early Detection on Hawai‘i Island.  We really appreciate this wonderful donation and kind gesture.  Merry Christmas and a Happy...

October 14, 2019

Mahalo to the Atherton Family Foundation for their generous grant for our EARLY surveying work on Hawai‘i Island. The Atherton Family Foundations continued support has greatly helped to keep our Hawaii green.

February 21, 2019

Christopher H. Dietrich and William D. Perreira surveyed, identified, and published eight exotic species of Leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadelliadea) in the Annals of the Entomological Society of American.  They are newly recorded from Hawai‘i, including Parallaxis yeeae,...

September 12, 2018

Thanks to the generous grant from the Atherton Family Foundation our surveying work has recently completed on Maui.  We found the largest Beehive at the second trapping site.


Leptopteromyia mexicanae Martin, 1971  New Island Record. This small leptogastrine asilid that mimics wasps was originally reported from Maui (Howarth et al. 2012: 166) from a 2011 collection, but  efforts to re-collect it from the island after the origin...

July 11, 2018

The first Dana Anne Yee Foundation BBQ was a big hit with great food, swimming, tennis, congratulations, a birthday, and great Board Members, their families, and many friends on Memorial Day Weekend.  

May 18, 2018

Our surveying of invasive insect species continues semi-monthly on Maui, thanks the our 2nd Atherton Family Foundation grant.  Entomologist, William spent 2 days on Maui on May 11th and 12th, 2018 setting up many traps all over the Island.

April 5, 2018

The Atherton Family Foundation generously provided funding for a second year for surveying of invasive insect pest species in January 2018.  On January 19, 2017 we started our surveying project on Maui.  We are grateful to the Atherton Family Foundation for their insig...

April 5, 2018

On March 11, 2018 our foundation completed our one year surveying study for invasive insect pest species for the City and County of Honolulu at Foster Botanical Garden.  Our study led to one invasive species new state record and 7 species new to the islands but also co...

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