Landscape of Hanawi

Acres: 7,500
Established: 1986
TMK: 1-2-4-5 (3087.7), 1-2-4-7 (9810.01)

This Reserve extends into subalpine zones of East Maui and includes a rare subalpine grassland, as well as shrublands and montane wet forests. These forests are valuable watershed, contain rare plants, and provide essential habitat for the state’s largest concentration of rare and endangered Hawaiian birds.

Natural Communities: 12 total, 1 rare
Native Plants:  135 total taxa, 11 rare
Native Animals: 13 total taxa, 6 rare

Plants and Anmials

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ʻAkala (Rubus hawaiensis)

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ʻOhelo (Vaccinium calycinum)

ʻŌhiʻa lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha)

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Amaʻu (Sadleria pallida)

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Koa (Acacia koa)

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Loulu (Pritchardia martii)

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Māmaki (Pipturus albidus)

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Māmane (Sophra chrysophylla)

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Uluhe (Dicranopteis linearis)





‘Akohekohe (Palmeria dolei)


Plans & Projects

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