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Kona BUG!!!
Location: Kailua Kona, HI
February 16, 2011 7:26 pm
This was one of the most BEAUTIFUL bugs I have ever seen. It was HUGE to boot.
What is it??
Signature: Mesha

Oleander Hawkmoth

Hi Mesha,
This beautiful moth is an Oleander Hawkmoth.  It has become naturalized in Hawaii due to the cultivation of the larval food plant, Oleander.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Hawaii

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