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ʻAlalā Project in the PressPosted on May 14, 2019
Aloha all ʻAlalā fans and followers, Recently Jackie Gaudioso-Levita, ʻAlalā Project Coordinator and Wildlife Biologist IV with State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources, was interviewed by Hawaiʻi Public Radio. She discussed the exciting news about the current nesting attempt by Manaʻolana and Manaiakalani, two of the birds released in 2017. If you […]
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FIRST NESTING BEHAVIOR OF RELEASED ʻALALĀ, ALMOST TWO YEARS POST-RELEASEPosted on May 8, 2019
Two ‘Alalā in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve have reached a new milestone, one not seen in the forests of Hawaiʻi for almost 20 years. They have built a nest. In early April, team members observed two birds, Mana’olana and Manaiakalani beginning to build a nest platform structure near their 2017 release site. Recently […]
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Hawaiʻi CC and UH-Hilo Earth Fair and Conservation Career Day 2019Posted on April 22, 2019
We wanted to wish everyone a Happy Earth Day! This Friday, April 26th, we will be celebrating at the Hawaiʻi CC and UH-Hilo Earth Fair and Conservation Career Day. This event will take place on the upper UH-Hilo Campus Center Plaza and Library Lanai from 8:30 am-1:30 pm. The Earth Day celebration boasts educational videos, […]
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Kealopiko PartnershipPosted on April 1, 2019
We have recently partnered with Kealopiko to create a womenʻs style ʻAlalā shirt. It is now available at https://kealopiko.com/shop/index.php?c=3&p=1899 They have also featured some of The ʻAlalā Project staff in one of their stories. Check it out https://kealopiko.shorthandstories.com/Alala/index.html
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Kona Library: One Year Later: An Update on the Reintroduction Efforts of Hawaiʻiʻs Native Crow to the WildPosted on March 19, 2019
Kona Library April 2nd 5:30 pm Our next public presentation providing an update on the ʻAlalā reintroduction efforts will be on April 2nd, 2019 at the Kona Public Library. We will be providing background information on ʻAlalā, sharing their story, and giving an update with the most recent information from the field. We will also […]
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San Diego Zoo Global Blog Post- “Territoriality: What, How, and Why it Matters in Species’ ReintroductionsPosted on March 4, 2019
Alison Greggor Ph.D., who is part of the San Diego Zoo Global’s ʻAlalā field monitoring team, wrote a blog on the recent territoriality trends seen in the reintroduced ʻAlalā. As the birds that have been released are getting older they are becoming more mature. There are what seems to be a couple of pairs forming […]
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Thursday Night at the Center: Return to the Wild, One Year Later: An Update on the Reintroduction Efforts of ʻAlalāPosted on February 19, 2019
Join us on Thursday, February 21 at 6:30 pm for an update on the reintroduction efforts of the ʻAlalā. Through intensive conservation efforts 11 ʻAlalā, the endemic and endangered Hawaiian crow, have survived in native Hawaiian forests for over a year and have been joined by another 10.  Rachel Kingsley, the Education and Outreach Associate for The ʻAlalā […]
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Forests for LifePosted on January 31, 2019
Photo Credit: Hawaiʻi DLNR The State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources put together a great documentary that chronicles the life-giving importance of Hawaiʻi’s native forests. This documentary is a culmination of five years of taping and conducting interviews highlighting many parts of the state including some remote areas and projects working with […]
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ʻAlalā Project in the PressPosted on January 11, 2019
Recently the ʻAlalā Project has been in some press. We wanted to pass along the links to these recent articles. Enjoy! Call of the Wild The ‘Alalā: Save the Crows, Save the Forest
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Biologists Look to the Future Following ʻAlalā MortalityPosted on December 14, 2018
Aloha all ʻAlalā friends and followers, We have the unfortunate news of announcing that one of the released ʻAlalā was recently found dead. On Thursday, December 6, 2018, a male ʻAlalā was found under a tree root covered in vegetation and with severe wounds to the body. A preliminary necropsy performed by San Diego Zoo […]
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