Tropical Gardening: Dangerous diseases and pests pose potential hazards to travelers

  • Photo courtesy of Voltaire Moise Feral pigs are the carriers of several diseases that can infect humans. Mosquitoes breed where pigs create mudholes.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, folks worldwide, and Hawaii as well, have fantasized about travel to all kinds of exotic places. It is forecast that the travel industry will soon be booming. However, some caution should be considered. Hawaii is a great choice for most mainlanders, but what about residents of Hawaii that have dreams of Machu Pichu, Tahiti or Southeast Asia?