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All About ʻAlalā Crossword PuzzlePosted on May 22, 2020
We have created a crossword puzzle to learn all about ʻAlalā! Click on the photo and you can print it out. Stumped on one of the clues? Spend some time exploring our website for the answers!
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Kupu Internship PostingPosted on April 16, 2020
Are you a student interested in conservation and ʻAlalā? Have you ever wanted to be a part of The ʻAlalā Project? Hereʻs your chance! We are looking to fill two internship positions. These positions are being offered by Kupu Hawaii as part of their Conservation Leadership Development Program. The ʻAlalā Project hosted positions are a year-long […]
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Response to Covid-19Posted on March 23, 2020
To ensure the safety of our staff and our community we have decided to cancel all education and outreach events until further notice. We will be continuing to take care of and monitor the released birds and have implemented safety measures for our staff. We are hoping you, your family, and your friends all stay […]
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Press Release: ʻAlalā Project Looks to the Next Stage of RecoveryPosted on March 12, 2020
‘ALALĀ PROJECT LOOKS TO THE NEXT STAGE OF RECOVERY   (Hilo) – When the first group (cohort) of ‘Alalā (Hawaiian crow) was released in 2016, researchers and scientists knew that the project would encounter obstacles and challenges. Recovering this iconic Hawaiian species would require dedication, coordination, and adaptation. The ‘Alalā Project is now in the […]
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After Dark in the Park-Reintroduction of the ʻAlalā: Two Years LaterPosted on November 26, 2019
Through intensive conservation efforts, over 20 ‘Alalā, the endemic and endangered Hawaiian crow, have been reintroduced in native Hawaiian forests. Rachel Kingsley, education and outreach association for The ‘Alalā Project, will provide an update on the reintroduced birds. Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series. Free (park entrance fees apply). Presentation will […]
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Mokupāpapa Discovery Center Third Thursday by the BayPosted on November 12, 2019
On November 21st, 2019 at 5:30 pm Rachel Kingsley, Education & Outreach Associate for The ʻAlalā Project, will be giving a public presentation on the reintroduction efforts of ʻAlalā. This free lecture event will be held at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center located at 76 Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo, HI. For more information contact: Clayton Watkins, (808)933-8184 […]
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PRESS RELEASE: ADDITIONAL ʻALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE ON HAWAIʻI ISLAND: Two Years Later, Reintroduction Efforts Continue for Hawaiʻiʻs Native CrowPosted on September 23, 2019
ADDITIONAL ‘ALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND Two Years Later, Reintroduction Efforts Continue for Hawai‘i’s Native Crow   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 23, 2019 This September, seven additional ʻAlalā were released into the Puʻu Makaʻala Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the windward slopes of Mauna Loa. This release is part of the […]
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Audubon Magazine ArticlePosted on September 19, 2019
Recently, members of the ʻAlalā Project team were interviewed by Audubon Magazine. Topics in the article range from the lessons learned throughout the project, the status of the most current releases, and the exciting and encouraging news about the first wild ʻAlalā nesting attempts. To read the full article click here: https://www.audubon.org/news/reintroduced-hawaiian-crows-are-learning-how-live-wild
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Ongoing Release EffortsPosted on August 30, 2019
The ʻAlalā Project is continuing the ongoing reintroduction efforts of ʻAlalā. Another group of birds released this week to Pu’u Maka’ala Natural Area Reserve will be the first of the 2019 release cohort, with another release scheduled for early September. Through the reintroduction process, there have been milestones for the project, such as the formation […]
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ʻAlalā Project at Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference in HonoluluPosted on June 27, 2019
We will have an informational and merchandise booth at this year’s Hawai’i Conservation Conference! This event runs from July 9th-July 11th and is held at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu. On Wednesday, July 10th from 1:00-5:30 there is a chance for the public to come and check out the awesome vendors, informational booths, and […]
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