From the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources come the following tips to help prevent the spread of rapid ‘ohi‘a death:
• Avoid injuring ‘ohi‘a;
• Don’t move ‘ohi‘a wood or ‘ohi‘a parts;
• Don’t transport ‘ohi‘a inter-island;
• Clean gear and tools, including shoes and clothes, before and after entering forests.
• Wash the tires and undercarriage of vehicles to remove all soil or mud before and after entering forests.
Source: The Garden Island