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Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC)

About MISC

The Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC) is a partnership fighting to protect Maui County from the most harmful invasive plants and animals that threaten our environment, economy, and quality of life.

MISC works to prevent invasive species from becoming established within Maui County (Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kahoolawe), controls invasive species on private and public property, and educates people about invasive species and how to protect Maui County.

Support MISC

You can support MISC with a financial donation through our fiscal sponsor Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council of Hawaii. Simply go to the Tri-Isle RC&D donation page, select Maui Invasive Species Committee from the drop down menu, and follow the instructions. Mahalo!

MISC Meetings

Maui Invasive Species Committee holds regular meetings that are open to the public. For more information about meetings or about MISC, contact the MISC manager (Teya Penniman) via phone (808-573-6471), fax (808-573-6475), or e-mail ( MISC meeting agendas and minutes are available online.


Kiai i Na Moku O Maui Nui (Guarding the Islands of Maui County) is the newsletter of the Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC).

You may subscribe to e-mail delivery of MISC newsletters. If you would like to receive newsletters by postal mail, contact MISC Public Relations at

MISC administrative products

MISC's administrative products include action plans and funding proposals which are available online. The MISC annual action plan describes the MISC project and details the objectives and methods utilized to combat invasives within Maui County.

The following documents are in PDF format and can be read with Adobe Reader.

MISC quarterly reports

MISC plans

Contact us

MISC staff welcome your questions, comments, and participation. Please see MISC contact information.

Join our e-mail list

For up-to-date information about MISC activities, join the MISC e-mail list.

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