After multiple rounds of testimony from students across the state, the Hawaii State Legislature designated 8.08 as Hawaii Honeycreeper Celebration Day. Events to celebrate our honeycreepers are taking place across the state this month. For a full list of events, you can check out the event listing on the Birds Not Mosquitoes website, where you can also learn more about the testimony given by our own Kaua’i students.

Here on Kaua’i, you can help celebrate by attending these two events:


 “When Silence becomes The Song” a movie showing about the plight of the ‘akikiki  – Kauai Community College.

AUGUST 12 – 9am-2pm

Hawaiian Honeycreeper Art Show, interactive activities, and informational booths – Kukui Grove Center – Kauai Society of Artists. The art exhibit will continue Aug 12-16.