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Endangered Species In Hawaii

How The Endangered Hawaiian Hawk Became A Political Pawn Courtesy: U.S. FWS

How The Endangered Hawaiian Hawk Became A Political Pawn

The Trump administration has launched an all-out assault on federal environmental regulations, including the Endangered Species Act.

Feds: Hawaiian Hawk No Longer Endangered Courtesy: U.S. FWS

Feds: Hawaiian Hawk No Longer Endangered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed the ‘io from the list of endangered or threatened species.

Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly Courtesy: Nate Yuen

Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly

State officials will decide at a hearing that starts next month if the developer’s mitigation plan adequately protects this endangered species.

Deadly Mosquitoes Are Killing Off Hawaii’s Rare Forest Birds Courtesy: Jack Jefferey Photography

Deadly Mosquitoes Are Killing Off Hawaii’s Rare Forest Birds

Scientists are racing to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes from forests, but to some a solution still feels like forever away.

Feds: Nene Is Still Threatened But Not Endangered

Feds: Nene Is Still Threatened But Not Endangered

The Interior Department has reduced the level of protection for Hawaii’s state bird.

My Slog To Find Rare Birds In A Remote Maui Rainforest Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

My Slog To Find Rare Birds In A Remote Maui Rainforest

Nine cold, wet, showerless days crawling on my knees in the mud on the side of a mountain. What’s not to love?

Why Gonzo Artist Ralph Steadman Drew The Endangered Kiwikiu For Us Courtesy: Sadie Williams

Why Gonzo Artist Ralph Steadman Drew The Endangered Kiwikiu For Us

The tiny Hawaii forest bird, threatened by climate change and habitat loss, is finding additional support from 7,000 miles away.

‘They’re Super Cute’: How One Scientist Is Saving Weird Bugs From Extinction DLNR

‘They’re Super Cute’: How One Scientist Is Saving Weird Bugs From Extinction

Will Haines is intent on protecting the endangered damselfly from frogs, fish and other predators.

Sea Turtles For Swordfish? Feds May Lift Cap On Endangered Species Courtesy: NOAA

Sea Turtles For Swordfish? Feds May Lift Cap On Endangered Species

Wespac has proposed easing federal regulations on the incidental entangling of loggerhead turtles by commercial longliners.

Trump Weakens Protections For Hawaii’s Imperiled Plants And Animals Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Trump Weakens Protections For Hawaii’s Imperiled Plants And Animals

The revised Endangered Species Act regulations flabbergasted environmentalists who are concerned about warding off more extinctions.

This Rare Island Waterbird Is Becoming Citified Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

This Rare Island Waterbird Is Becoming Citified

The endangered Hawaiian stilt is increasingly found on soccer fields, golf courses and wastewater treatment sites. But its adaptability poses new risks.

Near-Extinct Native Crow Builds First Nest In Decades San Diego Zoo Global

Near-Extinct Native Crow Builds First Nest In Decades

One of the critically rare native Hawaiian crows appears to be incubating an egg, but first-time parents are not usually successful.

Endangered Species In Hawaii