HONOLULU (KHON2) — A mongoose was trapped on Kauai at Nawiliwili Harbor.

State transportation workers saw a mongoose on Monday, Dec. 27.

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They reported that to the Department of Agriculture.

Then 15 traps set up by vector control staff on Monday.

The next day, a mongoose was caught.

The traps will be monitored and they will remain in the area.

There have been mongooses caught on Kauai in the past in 2012, and in 2016.

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If you see one, call the state’s pest hotline at (808) 643-PEST (7378).