Coqui are all over the island and getting worse. Some neighborhoods have stalwart individuals that work the neighborhood to get rid of them.
The local Government basically gave up - as with all the other invasive species - too much discussion up front, too many opinions about how cute/musical the species is, too many committees and minimal but very ineffective action.... more
Thank you Brian for the information. My last name is Apela and after the passing of my grandfather 6 years ago, I have been trying to find more information about the Apela family line. I know that his parents were from Kailua Kona, but raised their family on Oahu. From my understanding I think my great grandfather (George Apela) was a principal at a school in Kona but I am unable to locate this information.
Thank yoou again for taking the time to answer my question.... more