News and Events

Celebrate the birth of our nation in historic Volcano Village at their annual 4th of July Parade and Craft Fair!  The Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project will be there with ...
Read More Palila to fly in Volcano Village 4th of July Parade

Hilo’s newest artistic treasure, a mural showcasing the palila, will be showcased in a mini-parade featuring the larger-than-life, gigantic palila this First Friday, April 4. Local artist, Kathleen Kam, teamed ...
Read More Palila Mural in Downtown Hilo Featured in First Friday Event

The Hawaii Tribune Herald published an article about the Palila Mural that’s coming to life in Downtown Hilo.  This 9 x 12-ft. mural is being painted by local artist Kathleen ...
Read More Palila Mural featured in Hawaii Tribune Herald

Join MKFRP as we thaw out of winter and start our planting season on Mauna Kea. We’ll be planting māmane, ‘a‘ali‘i, ‘āweoweo and other species at the Ka‘ohe Restoration Area. ...
Read More Volunteer Day trips and Palila viewing

Palila were a topic on the nationally syndicated radio program, Science Update.   This 60-second piece focused on the bird’s reliance on māmane and the work the Keauhou Bird Conservation ...
Read More Palila featured on national radio program

Learn about the restoration of Mauna Kea’s high elevation dry forest and home of the endangered forest bird, palila. The Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project‘s Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, Jackson Bauer ...
Read More Restoring Mauna Kea presentation

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids; staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting ...
Read More DLNR Plans Animal Control Activities in Palila Habitat

Palila and the effects of sheep on their forest home was featured in the Big Island Weekly. The article give a good explanation of the challenges of managing the high-elevation ...
Read More Palila featured in Big Island Weekly

The December 7, 2013 event, Palila Palooza was featured on Big Island Video News.  This educational family fun day at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center welcomed over 600 members of the public. ...
Read More Palila Palooza featured on Big Island Video News

Watch the palila TV ad!

Palila PSA debuts

Posted on Dec 10, 2013 in News and Events

A talking palila is the star of DLNR’s latest PSA.  Featuring the voice of Jason Scott Lee, this tv ad showcases why the palila is worth protecting. Read more about ...
Read More Palila PSA debuts