Little Fire Ants Cause Big Problems

Jan 13, 2014

Credit Hawaii Department of Agriculture

They’re no bigger than the head of a pin, but the Little Fire Ant can cause a huge amount of damage. The stinging ants have been on Hawaii Island for years. And now officials are worried it’s spreading to outer islands. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.

"Invasion: Little Fire Ants in Hawaii" screening dates:

  • Oahu: January 13, Cafe Julia at the YWCA, 1040 Richard St, 4:30pm
  • Kauai: January 18, Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center, 5 pm
  • Hilo: TBA, February 18
  • Kona: February 19, Aloha Performing Arts Center, 5pm

A version of the film is also available online.

Learn more about the Little Fire Ant at To report a possible infestation, call 643-PEST or online.