Hawaii first in nation to ban chlorpyrifos

Photo courtesy Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action

Gov. David Ige poses with supporters after signing a bill into law Wednesday banning the restricted-use pesticide chlorpyrifos, state Capitol. He is joined by Gary Hooser of Kauai, front row, second from left.

HONOLULU — Hawaii became the first state in the nation to ban chlorpyrifos with the Wednesday signing of SB3095 by Gov. David Ige.