Kiwikiu Given Up for Dead Found in Maui Natural Area Reserve After 605 Days 

Kiwikiu Given Up for Dead Found in Maui Natural Area Reserve After 605 Days 

 

A remarkable discovery on Wednesday is providing a morale boast to the dozens of experts working to save kiwikiu from extinction. One bird, released into the Nakula Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the leeward slopes of Haleakalā, was found alive and well, after being thought dead for 605 days.

What: 

Virtual Media Availability

When: 

Friday, July 23, 2021

10:00 a.m.

Where: 

Zoom Meeting (media only please)
https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/98474027878

Meeting ID: 984 7402 7878
Passcode: 425961

Who: 

  • Dr. Hanna Mounce, Coordinator, Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project
  • Scott Fretz, Maui Branch Manager, DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife
  • Zach Pezzillo, Field Technician, Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project

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