Paper Wasps

Unlike yellow jackets, paper wasps generally attack only if their nest is threatened. Since they are territorial, and can produce quite painful stings, nearby nests generally present an unnessasary hazard. 

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Mud Dauber Wasp

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Wasps are the most common Mud Dauber found in Hawaii. The females build homes out of mud, usually in corners, cracks & crevices. They typically have more than one nest, each containing one egg, clumped together. Like many wasps, they are predators but are not typically dangerous or aggressive unless handled. Adults feed frequently on flower nectar, but stock their nests with spiders, primarily black and brown widow spiders, which serves for food for the offspring.

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HONEY BEES

Honey Bees are occasionally found nesting near homes in walls, attics, rocks, and cracks among many other places. They are known mainly for their production of honey and pollinating flowers. They do not seek out humans but will guard their nest. Due to the potential harm thay can cause to your family you should seek out professional beekeeping services to remove them instead of trying to move them yourself because of their contribution to nature you may not want to destroy them. As a pest control company our only cure will be to destroy the bees. As a pest control company that respects the life long work of the Honey bees, we do not provide service for Honey Bees. Please refer to your local Beekeeper to help preserve these hard working bees.

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CARPENTER BEES

Carpenter Bees make their nests & spend most of their time traveling between the nest and the flowers from which they obtain food.If you see a number of large bees hovering near the eaves of the house or drilling in wood, you may have carpenter bees. The males hover in the vicinity of the nest and will dart after any other flying insect that ventures into their territory. A common behavior of the carpenter bee is to approach people if they move quickly or wave a hand in the air. They may even hover a short distance from people causing unnecessary panic. The male bee is unable to sting. The female however, is capable of stinging but seldom does. She must be extremely provoked before she will sting. Carpenter bees do not eat wood. They excavate the tunnels for shelter and as chambers in which to rear their young. They usually attack objects such as doors, windowsills, roof eaves, shingles, railings, telephone poles, and sometimes wooden lawn furniture or decor. A carpenter bee begins her nest by drilling a nearly perfectly round entrance hole (about 1/2 inch diameter) into the wood. Bee Jars are used to deter these bees from causing damage to structures. Some customers have had tremendous success with these jars. Their effectiveness, however, is not guaranteed.

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