by Chris Farmer, PhD, Hawai‘i Program Director, American Bird Conservancy, and Lisa “Cali” Crampton, PhD, Project Leader, Kaua‘i Forest Bird Recovery Project The Hawaiian Islands are full of astounding beauty and an incredible diversity of plants, insects, and birds. Most people picture the islands—one of the most isolated archipelagoes in the world—as a tropical paradise. […]
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*****************IMPORTANT********************To be able to ride down to the Pohaku Site in our state vehicles you MUST fill out this form and submit to us by 3/4/2020! https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/volunteer/files/2013/06/DLNR-Volunteer-Service-Form.pdfIt is also ok to drive in your private vehicle to the pohaku hula site. Join us in Kōke`e for a spring season blessing and a conservation workday. Ka […]
KCC Performing Arts Center filled to capacity during Symphony of the Hawaiian Birds A performance of the Symphony of the Hawaiian Birds at the Kaua‘i Community College (KCC) brought many audience members to tears on Sunday. The standing-room-only concert showcased original music written to celebrate the native forest birds of the Hawaiian Islands. In one […]
Hawai’i is the endangered species capital of the world, yet conservation here is woefully under-funded. Over 63% of forest bird species have become extinct (71 different species) across the islands. On Kaua’i, five of 13 forest birds have disappeared in the last 40 years. Three of the remaining eight species are listed as Endangered (Akikiki […]
A keystone species in Hawaii is under threat from a killer fungus. We need your help to save the ʻōhiʻa tree before the ecosystem impacts are irreversible. @ConservationXLabs @USInterior @nationalparkservice #OhiaChallenge https://www.savetheohia.org/
Read more about the Akikiki in the current issue of the ABA Birding Magazine: In this issue, we continue a year-long ABA aloha to the remarkable avifauna of Hawaii. We kicked off the series in the February issue, with ABA president Jeffrey A. Gordon’s tribute to the 2018 Bird of the Year, the Iiwi. In […]