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May 31, 2019

Damselflies in Distress Get Help at Island Pond

Help is underway at an island pond, where researchers are reintroducing endangered damselflies, in an effort prevent extinction of a native Hawaiian insect.
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February 21, 2019

Permit Sought to Aid in Recovery of Endangered Nēnē

Haleakalā Ranch's draft Safe Harbor Agreement would improve the long-term recovery of nēnē across 3,056 acres of privately-owned ranch land on Maui.
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May 10, 2018

Second Turtle Killing in the Last Week Leads to an Arrest

Bronson Nakaahiki, 32, of Kaua‘i was arrested after witnesses reported seeing him allegedly slice a threatened Green sea turtle’s throat, then harvest meat
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May 07, 2018

Culprit Sought in Death of Threatened Green Sea Turtle

A 250-pound green sea turtle was found butchered at Onekahakaha County Beach Park in South Hilo in what is being called a "senseless" act.
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March 30, 2018

Hawai‘i State Bird, Nēnē Proposed for Downlisting

The US Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed downlisting the Hawaiian goose, or nēnē, from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
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October 30, 2017

5 Maui Bars Team Up for the Turtles

Five Maui bars are teaming up with the Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund to support the recovery of the Hawaiian Hawksbill sea turtle.
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August 19, 2017

Emergency Rescue: Endangered Sea Turtle Nest on Maui Relocated

The nest of 241 critically endangered Hawksbill turtle eggs was within inches of collapsing into the surf when the team performed the emergency nest relocation.
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May 31, 2017

Study: Endangered Kaua‘i Seabirds Alarming Decline

The study shows that between 1993 and 2013 populations of the ‘A‘o (Newell’s Shearwater) declined by 94% and Ua‘u (Hawaiian Petrel) by 78%.
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March 08, 2017

$10,000 Reward Offered for Information on Monk Seal Death

A$10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the death of a Hawaiian monk seal on Kaua‘i last mo..
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March 03, 2017

ʻAlalā Project Plans Further Releases After Bird Deaths

Members of The ‘Alalā Project say that the reintroduction of captive-raised birds without the benefit of experienced ‘Alalā already in the wild is challenging.
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February 27, 2017

Rescued Pueo Put to Sleep to Prevent Suffering

Biologists from the Division of Forestry and Wildlife decided to euthanize a Hawaiian short-eared owl that was rescued a month earlier from the Oʻahu.
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December 28, 2016

Endangered ʻAlalā Brought Back into Protective Aviary After 3 Deaths

Although the birds had been observed doing well and eating from feeders placed in the area, three ‘Alalā, or Hawaiian crow, were found dead over the last week.
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October 27, 2016

School Children Help Release Rescued Shearwaters

Young shearwaters, a threatened species, are attracted to artificial lights on the island of Kauai, where they are rescued by concerned members of the public.
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August 04, 2016

Hawai‘i’s Native Plants Targeted for Red List of Threatened Species

By September 2016, Maui's number of red-listed species is expected to increase from 84 to 117, Lāna‘i from 40 to 50, and Moloka‘i from 44 to 66.
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June 02, 2016

Radar Tracks Endangered Seabirds on Kauaʻi

The Kauaʻi Endangered Seabird Recovery Project uses radar at the start of egg laying for both ʻAʻo (Newell’s Shearwaters) and Uaʻu (Hawaiian Petrels) on Kauaʻi.
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