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Little fire ant treatments to begin at Big Island parks

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BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

In an effort to control little fire ants at public recreational sites, the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled treatments at various parks. Weather permitting, the parks will be closed in the early morning hours. Signs will be posted informing the public of the closure times.

The following parks will be closed:

  • Waiakeawaena Park in Hilo on Wednesday, Oct. 8
  • Na'alehu Park on Thursday, Oct. 9
  • Waiakea-Uka Park and Stanley Costales Waiakea-Uka Gym in Hilo on Monday, Oct. 13
  • Machado Acres Park in Hilo on Tuesday, Oct. 14
  • 'Ainaola Park in Hilo on Wednesday, Oct. 15
  • 'Ainako Park in Hilo on Thursday, Oct. 16
  • Hakalau Veterans Park on Thursday, Oct. 16

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