Entries by Monika

Cornell Lab is Keeping Hope Alive For Hawaiʻi’s ʻIʻiwi

In this article published in All About Birds, by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, author Kim Steutermann Rogers ponders the rapid decline in  ʻIʻiwi populations and the obstacles they face including: diseases, mosquitos, climate change, habitat destruction, and Rapid ʻŌhia Death. However, it’s not all doom and gloom for the ʻIʻiwi. She wraps up the […]

124 A24s – Weapons to Fight Rats

Early October, everyone’s favorite time when the leaves start to change and all of our food and drinks contain pumpkin spice. Here on Kaua’i, we were pulling out our down jackets not to go pumpkin picking, but to venture out to our high elevation field camp on the Alaka’i Plateau. After the success we’ve had […]

Hurricane Hell

From the diary of Justin Hite, KFBRP Field Supervisor I hope it is not too insensitive to ponder Hurricane Season in Hawai’i while the effects of Hurricane Florence are still unfolding in North Carolina.  But from the perspective of a honeycreeper-lover like myself, this has been a stressful chaotic season. Hector thundered monstrously by to […]