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Hawaiʻi Island Festival of BirdsPosted on August 13, 2018
Come and join us at the 2nd annual Bird Fair that is part of the Hawaiʻi Island Festival of Birds on September 15th from 8:30 am-4:00 pm. Your general admission grants you access to the Bird Fair for a full day of celebrating Hawaiʻi’s birds and learning about their habitats and conservation challenges. Connect with artists, […]
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Keauhou Kaʻū Community Volunteer DayPosted on August 13, 2018
Want to be a forest guardian? Want to aloha ʻāina and give back to a place that is important to many of our native species? Then you should join the Nā Kiaʻi Kūmokuhāliʻi program and Three Mountain Alliance for their upcoming Keauhou Community Day on September 22nd! Expect to get outside, get a little dirty, […]
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ʻŌhiʻa Love FestPosted on August 13, 2018
Please join us at the Second Annual ʻŌhiʻa Love Fest at the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center. The ʻAlalā Project will have a booth with some fun activities and information about the project. The ʻŌhiʻa Love Fest is a FREE festival celebrating ʻŌhiʻa trees and Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD) education. There will be a variety of educational […]
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Keauhou, Kaʻū Community Volunteer DayPosted on July 11, 2018
Join the Three Mountain Alliance and the Na Kiaʻi Kūmokuhāliʻi program in planting native trees at Keauhou, Kaʻū. It is a day to be immersed in the elements of this wahi pana, to meet other like-minded forest folks, and to hug a tree or two… or ten! If you have been to Keauhou before and wanted […]
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ʻAlalā Tracking Team Field Leader 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 Leader 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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