News & Events

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

Forests for Life

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 in News & Events

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 Press

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 in News & Events

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

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 ...
Read More Biologists Look to the Future Following ʻAlalā Mortality

Cohort Interactions Blog Post

Posted on Dec 4, 2018 in News & Events

Recently Alison Greggor, Ph.D. San Diego Zoo Global wrote an informative blog post on how the two release cohorts of ʻAlalā have been interacting with each other. If you would like to check out this post please click here: https://institute.sandiegozoo.org/science-blog/highly-anticipated-meeting-one-world’s-rarest-birds

We are excited to announce the dates for the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center Open House! This is your opportunity to see the work being done with some of the endangered, endemic birds in the islands including the ʻAlalā. This event will be held on January 12 & January 13, 2019. Tour start times will be ...
Read More Keauhou Bird Conservation Center Open House

Please join us at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center, on November 15th, at 5:30 pm 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 a wild population of ‘Alalā, ...
Read More Third Thursday by the Bay Lecture Series at Mokupāpapa Discovery Center

Through intensive conservation efforts 11 ʻAlalā, the endemic and endangered Hawaiian crow, have survived in native Hawaiian forests for over a year.  On Tuesday, November 27th at 7:00 pm Rachel Kingsley, the Education and Outreach Associate for The ʻAlalā Project, will provide information about this unique species, an update on the birds that have been ...
Read More After Dark in the Park: Return to the Wild, One Year Later: An update on the reintroduction efforts of ʻAlalā

October 2018 Release

Posted on Oct 12, 2018 in News & Events

We are very excited to announce that on October 10th, the second group of 2018 birds was released! This group is made up of 3 females and 2 males making the total 10 birds released this year. The birds exited the aviary in a matter of hours and were seen feeding on supplemental food soon ...
Read More October 2018 Release