Re: reptiles

Earl Nishiguchi (earln@uhunix.uhcc.Hawaii.Edu)
Tue, 22 Feb 94 10:07:06 HST

> Earl,
> Friends of mine were offered a job at the University of Hawaii and
> refused because they couldn't take their pet iguana. It is harder
> than heck for a married couple in the same discipline to get a job
> in the same state, much less the same university. I would have had
> an iguana casserole and been on the plane. Hawaii has some strong
> regs for the importation of reptiles. I guess they have had some
> very bad experiences with naturalized creatures, both plant and
> animal.
> I have not had a reply from the agriculture station at Kauai about
> getting cultivars of taro. I guess I'll have to write again.
> Are you going to be anywhere near New Orleans on your vacation?
> --
> Phil Mueller
> Tulane Graduate School
> Xavier Univ. of LA History Dept.

Phil, I don't have the list of taro you wanted anymore. Can you tell
me what you wanted and I'll see if I can do better than the agriculture promises, but I may be able to get what you wanted.
No, I'm not going to New Orleans next month...just to Seattle and Vancouver.
Am planning to visit New Orleans one day though...