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Mokupāpapa Discovery Center Third Thursday by the BayPosted on November 12, 2019
On November 21st, 2019 at 5:30 pm Rachel Kingsley, Education & Outreach Associate for The ʻAlalā Project, will be giving a public presentation on the reintroduction efforts of ʻAlalā. This free lecture event will be held at the Mokupāpapa Discovery Center located at 76 Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo, HI. For more information contact: Clayton Watkins, (808)933-8184 […]
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PRESS RELEASE: ADDITIONAL ʻALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE ON HAWAIʻI ISLAND: Two Years Later, Reintroduction Efforts Continue for Hawaiʻiʻs Native CrowPosted on September 23, 2019
ADDITIONAL ‘ALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND Two Years Later, Reintroduction Efforts Continue for Hawai‘i’s Native Crow   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 23, 2019 This September, seven additional ʻAlalā were released into the Puʻu Makaʻala Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the windward slopes of Mauna Loa. This release is part of the […]
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Audubon Magazine ArticlePosted on September 19, 2019
Recently, members of the ʻAlalā Project team were interviewed by Audubon Magazine. Topics in the article range from the lessons learned throughout the project, the status of the most current releases, and the exciting and encouraging news about the first wild ʻAlalā nesting attempts. To read the full article click here: https://www.audubon.org/news/reintroduced-hawaiian-crows-are-learning-how-live-wild
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Ongoing Release EffortsPosted on August 30, 2019
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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ʻAlalā Project at Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference in HonoluluPosted on June 27, 2019
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 DayPosted on June 27, 2019
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 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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