Due to limited funding and staff capacity,
Coqui-Free Waimea will soon cease to be a program of The Kohala Center.
Citric acid will still be available for pickup at The Kohala Center for a limited time,
Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We hope to see this community effort continue. If you have any information about a professional contractor and/or nonprofit group willing to help in eradicating coqui frogs in Waimea,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-313-1094.
What Are Coqui Frogs?
Coqui frogs are small (about the size of a quarter) tree frogs native to Puerto Rico, where they are much loved for their mating call (ko-KEE). In Hawaii, they are an invasive species introduced to … Learn more.
Why They Are a Problem
Coqui frogs have been making their way to Waimea for a number of years, usually in plants or gardening supplies, on vehicles and building materials. "Drop-offs" often go undetected in Waimea's cooler … Learn more.
What You Can Do About It
Prevention first. Then listen, locate, and eliminate. Prevention: Most frogs arrive on a vehicle, plant or building material. Park away from vegetation when visiting infested areas. Go … Learn more.