More ‘ohi‘a disease found

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    Stacy Sproat-Beck explains the parts of the kalo (taro) plant in Hanalei Valley.

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Rapid ‘Ohi‘a Death Working Group has announced two new sites where the fungal disease has killed ‘ohi‘a, the most prevalent tree in Hawai‘i’s native forests and a tree critical for the preservation of Hawai‘i’s watersheds.