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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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San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research Blog Post: Establishing Anti-Predator Behavior in ʻAlalāPosted on December 19, 2017
Aloha ʻAlalā friends! We wanted to share a blog post about recent observations of released ‘Alalā, written by staff of San Diego Zoo Global’s Institute for Conservation Research. The ʻAlalā Project partnership of  the State of Hawai’i Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), San Diego Zoo Global, U.S. Fish and Wildlife […]
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After Dark in the Park VideoPosted on November 27, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving week to all of our ʻAlalā friends and followers! We, here at The ʻAlalā Project, are very thankful for the support that we have received from all of you. We are also grateful that the 11 ʻAlalā we released this year are doing well in native forests on Hawai’i Island! For anyone who missed […]
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Maui Bird Conservation Center Open HousePosted on November 20, 2017
On December 2 and December 3 the Maui Bird Conservation Center will be holding its annual open house. There will be guided tours to see the birds housed at MBCC, presentations, crafts, snacks, and more. The event will be held at the center at 2375 Olinda Rd. Makawao, HI. Tours will be on a first […]
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Honolulu Magazine: Could Hawaiʻi’s Endangered Native Crow Be Saved From Extinction?Posted on November 13, 2017
By: Kim Steutermann Rogers Saving an endangered species can be inspiring, as seen through the comeback stories of the Nēnē and Hawaiian Monk Seals. Yet conservationists have spent decades working to re-establish Hawaiʻi’s last remaining crow- the ʻAlalā-in the wild. Last year’s crushing setback underscored the challenges facing those working to save these species from […]
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