" Maui family sues Castle Resorts over bed bugs at Paki Maui in Kaanapali " - Pacific Business News, 31 October 2014. A Hana resident filed suit in the Honolulu 1st Circuit Court against the owners of a Maui hotel, alleging that the owners had failed to act appropriately to control a bed bug outbreak in the rooms.
The budget, no-frills, 359-room Pagoda Hotel is favored by islanders seeking an affordable stay and visitors who want to avoid the higher prices of Waikiki Beach. The hotel is divided into two towers -- one that includes the main reception area and another down the street called the Terrace Tower, which houses kitchenette-equipped suites.
Bed Bugs 101. Bed bugs are insects that are true bugs in the insect order Hemiptera and family Cimicidae. The most common bed bug associated with humans is Cimex lectularius L. (also known as the common bed bug) and this is the only species currently in Hawaii. The other species associated with humans is the tropical bed bug (Cimex hemipterus).
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Hawaii has 130 bug reports. Hotels. Kahala Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu Miramar At Waikiki, Honolulu Sheraton Maui Hotel, Lahaina Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo Hilo Seaside Hotel, Hilo OHANA Maile Sky Court, Honolulu
Hawaii does have the black widow and brown widow spiders - so caution should be taken when in cellars, or outdoor sheds and other dark places. Their bite is necrotic and can cause complications, possibly even death. Fire ants can cause a wicked sting for a short while, then insane itchiness for a night or two. Bed bugs? Who doesn't have