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ʻAlalā Tracking Team Field Coordinator PositionPosted on June 15, 2018
One of the ʻAlalā Project’s partners is hiring! The non-profit Hawai‘i Endangered Bird Conservation Program is seeking a Coordinator to supervise the field team releasing and tracking the critically endangered ‘Alalā on Hawai‘i Island. This field team leader will supervise ~five staff and interns. The team takes care of ‘Alalā before birds are released into […]
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Press Release: as much as one half of Malama Kī Forest Reserve impacted by eruption, ʻAlalā Project restoration area not currently impactedPosted on June 5, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2018   AS MUCH AS ONE HALF OF MALAMA KĪ FOREST RESERVE IMPACTED BY ERUPTION ‘Alala Project Restoration Area Not Currently Impacted (HILO) – Forestry managers on Hawai‘i island report one-third to one-half of the total acreage of the Malama Kī Forest Reserve have been impacted by the month-long East […]
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2018 KUPU Internship PostingPosted on May 14, 2018
Have you ever wanted to be a part of The ʻAlalā Project? Well, now is your chance! The project has partnered with KUPU to offer a 10-month internship to help with our predator control and monitoring crew. If you are interested please follow this link to find out more information and apply: http://www.conservationconnections.org/opportunities/internship/1113/kupu-internship-with-the-alala-project
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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit Coffee TalkPosted on April 26, 2018
Aloha all ʻAlalā friends! We will be giving an update on the reintroduction efforts this Friday, at 9:30 am, at the Kahuku Unit of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Visitor Center. Come join us to talk about ʻAlalā. We will have our ʻAlalā Project t-shirts with artwork by Patrick Ching, ʻAlalā Project hats, ʻAlalā prints with […]
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Press Release: ʻAlalā Continue to Thrive in Native HabitatPosted on April 17, 2018
‘Alalā Continue to Thrive in Native Habitat Conservationists Begin Study to Analyze Vocalizations of Hawaiian Crows (Volcano, Hawai‘i) –The eleven young ‘Alalā living in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve on the Island of Hawai‘i continue to thrive, showing increased natural behaviors, foraging on native plants, and even challenging the occasional ‘Io, or Hawaiian Hawk. […]
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Press Release: ʻAlalā Naming Contest Begins Online April 9th For Next Release BirdsPosted on April 6, 2018
April 2, 2018 ʻALALĀ NAMING CONTEST BEGINS ONLINE APRIL 9th FOR NEXT RELEASE BIRDS Connections School 5th Graders Proposed Hawaiian Names (Hilo, Hawai‘i) – In Mrs. Wines’ fifth grade classroom recently, 21 students were hard at work drawing pictures of ʻAlalā, the Hawaiian crow that’s been extinct in the wild for nearly two decades.  Their […]
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Mokupāpapa Discovery Center: Third Thursday By The Bay Lecture SeriesPosted on March 2, 2018
Aloha, all ʻAlalā friends and followers! Please join us at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center, on March 15th, at 5:30pm for the free lecture as part of the Third Thursday by the Bay Lecture Series. Rachel Kingsley, education and outreach associate for The ‘Alalā Project, will present an update on the most recent reintroduction efforts to establish […]
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Press Release: Eleven ‘Alalā Thriving In Native Forest After Three & A Half Months- Continual Monitoring & Preps Underway for Additional ReleasesPosted on January 24, 2018
You usually hear them before you see them. There’s no mistaking the loud and often times synchronized cacophony of caws from eleven ‘Alalā released into a Hawai‘i Island Natural Area Reserve (NAR) last fall. These birds, seven young males and four young females, represent what conservationists hope is the beginning of a recovered population of […]
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ʻAlalā Outreach Presentation at Volcano Art CenterPosted on January 10, 2018
Aloha all ʻAlalā friends and followers. We will be giving a public presentation and update on the reintroduction efforts at the Volcano Art Center Niʻaulani Campus! This will be on Thursday, January 18 at 7pm-8pm. The campus is located in Volcano village. We will have our project hats and t-shirts with art by Patrick Ching […]
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Keauhou Bird Conservation Center Open HousePosted on December 22, 2017
Happy H-ʻAlalā-idays! We are excited to announce that the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center , located outside Volcano HI, will be holding their open house again this year. The event will be taking place on January 20th and 21st. There will be guided tours starting at 8am, 10am, 12pm, and 2pm to see ʻAlalā, Puaiohi (Small Kauaʻi […]
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