Researchers see increase of rare wekiu bugs on Maunakea

  • Photo courtesy Center for Maunakea Stewardship A close-up of a pair of wekiu bugs.

  • Photo courtesy Center for Maunakea Stewardship Rare wekiu bugs are shown.

Researchers have found nearly four times more specimens of a rare insect on Maunakea this year than in the last two years combined.