Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC) Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC)
OISC target species

Call Rachel Neville at (808) 286-4616 to report sightings of any of these species!

These are some of the most important "target species" of the Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC). Click on images or captions for information about a particular species. OISC pest alerts are also available online.

For more information about how these species were chosen and other operational information about OISC, refer to OISC's current online Strategic Action Plan.

miconia (Miconia calvescens [Melastomataceae])
(Miconia calvescens)


Coqui frog (Eleutherodactylus coqui)
coqui frogs
(Eleutherodactylus coqui)


Himalayan blackberry (Rubus discolor [Rosaceae])
Himalayan blackberry
(Rubus discolor)


fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum [Poaceae])
fountain grass
(Pennisetum setaceum)


fire tree (Morella faya [Myricaceae])
fire tree
(Morella faya)


bushy beardgrass (Schizachyrium condensatum [Poaceae])
bushy beardgrass
(Schizachyrium condensatum)


glory bush (Tibouchina spp. [Melastomataceae])
(Tibouchina spp.)


smoke bush (Buddleja madagascariensis [Buddlejaceae])
smoke bush
(Buddleja madagascariensis)


pampas grass (Cortaderia sp. [Poaceae])
pampas grass
(Cortaderia spp.)


  Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko [Gekkonidae])
Tokay gecko
(Gekko gecko)



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