Applied Research   Field Test Sites   Hawaii


Hawaiian Test Sites

MTU Maunawili Field Test Site



The Maunawili Test Site is host to Coptotermes formosanus , or the Formosan Subterranean Termite.

Click for Kaneohe, Hawaii Forecast

Climate and Soil Data

  • Location: Maunawili (Near Honolulu, HI)
  • Climate Station: Maunawili (516222)
  • Elevation: 76 m ( 250 ft)
  • Mean Annual Temperature (F/C): 74/23
  • Mean Annual Precipitation (in/mm): 90/2280
  • Scheffer Index: ~300
  • Soil: Silty Clay (Lolekaa Series)
  • Hazards: Wood decay fungi, Coptotermes formosanus (Formosan subterranean termite)

· Above ground testing performed at the MTU Maunawili Field Test Site
· Ground contact testing performed at the MTU Maunawili Field Test Site

See above ground testing for a detailed explanation of the termite exposure test method used.


MTU Kipuka Field Test Site


 

Click for Keaau, Hawaii Forecast

Climate and Soil Data

  • Location: Near Keaau, HI
  • Elevation: 151.5 m (500 ft)
  • Mean Annual Temperature (F/C): 74/23
  • Mean Annual Precipitation (in/mm): 127/3220
  • Scheffer Index: 350
  • Soil: Silty Clay Loam (Hilo Series)
  • Hazards: Wood Decay Fungi

· Above ground testing performed at the MTU Kipuka Field Test Site
· Ground contact testing performed at the MTU Kipuka Field Test Site



Hawaii Above Ground Testing


Above ground tests at our Hawaii field sites include:
  • Lap Joint Exposure
  • Depletion Rate
  • Termite Exposure
  • Siding Exposure
  • Ground Proximity Exposure
  • Mini-deck Exposure

Please see above ground testing for test details.


 


Hawaii Ground Contact Testing


Ground contact tests at our Hawaii field sites include:
  • Field Decay Stakes
  • Field Depletion Stakes
  • Posts

Please see ground contact testing for test details.