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Endangered Species In Hawaii

State Pushes Back Against Federal Monk Seal Protections USFWS Pacific/Flickr

State Pushes Back Against Federal Monk Seal Protections

But NOAA could face a lawsuit if it backtracks on plans to designate the main Hawaiian Islands as critical habitat.
Third Monk Seal Found Dead on Molokai

Third Monk Seal Found Dead on Molokai

Federal officials are looking into the cause of death.
Hawaiian Nene Being Kicked Off  Kauai

Hawaiian Nene Being Kicked Off Kauai

State spending $7.2 million to ship endangered birds from Lihue airport to Maui and the Big Island.
Fishermen Oppose Extra Protections for Hawaiian Monk Seals NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

Fishermen Oppose Extra Protections for Hawaiian Monk Seals

Expanded conservation zone for the endangered species stirs controversy.

Slideshow: Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Experience a "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai.
Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

A "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai, a journey to the site of Kauai’s last known wild Platanthera.
Malama Da Aina, Except at Kaena Point?

Malama Da Aina, Except at Kaena Point?

Endangered monk seals and albatross inhabit one end of the state park, illegal off-roading tears up the other.
‘Strong, Swift Action’ Needed to Control Big Island Deer

‘Strong, Swift Action’ Needed to Control Big Island Deer

DLNR acknowledges axis deer on Big Island. Deer pose threat to agriculture, natural resources.
There’s a Ram Living Above Pearl City

There’s a Ram Living Above Pearl City

One reporter-host stumbles on a mouflon sheep above Pearl City.
Big Island Plans Response to Deer Sightings

Big Island Plans Response to Deer Sightings

If uncontrolled, spotted deer threaten crops, native plants.

Rescuing Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals — By Moving Them To The City

Biologists propose unorthodox plan to help save Hawaiian species.
Kauai Bird Plan OK With Feds, Not Yet With State

Kauai Bird Plan OK With Feds, Not Yet With State

Hawaii still asking electric company to do environmental review.
Endangered Species In Hawaii