News & Events

Ongoing Release Efforts

Posted on Aug 30, 2019 in News & Events

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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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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Panaewa Zoo’s Tiger Fun Day

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 in News & Events

Have you heard the exciting news? ʻAlalā are coming to the Panaewa Zoo! The Friends of the Panaewa Zoo group is currently working on raising the funds needed to build an aviary at the Panaewa Zoo to house two ʻAlalā. This is a large and expensive undertaking so we are partnering with them to help ...
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ʻAlalā Project in the Press

Posted on May 14, 2019 in News & Events

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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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 ...
Read More FIRST NESTING BEHAVIOR OF RELEASED ʻALALĀ, ALMOST TWO YEARS POST-RELEASE

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 Partnership

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 in News & Events

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

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 ...
Read More Kona Library: One Year Later: An Update on the Reintroduction Efforts of Hawaiʻiʻs Native Crow to the Wild

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 ...
Read More San Diego Zoo Global Blog Post- “Territoriality: What, How, and Why it Matters in Species’ Reintroductions

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 ...
Read More Thursday Night at the Center: Return to the Wild, One Year Later: An Update on the Reintroduction Efforts of ʻAlalā

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