Tag: Kauai

January 4, 2022

Invasive mongoose raises concerns in Kauai

The appearance of an invasive mongoose in Kauai is raising concerns. Mongooses are found elsewhere in Hawaii after they were introduced by the sugar industry to control rats in sugar...

November 15, 2019

Watch: Hazing Hawaii’s endangered geese shows early success

Early indications suggest that intensive hazing with trained canine teams may help protect Hawaii’s state bird while increasing aviation safety. In August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services Hawaii...

September 20, 2016

Hawaiian honeycreepers on the verge of collapse

Hawaiian native forest bird species such as the endangered akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi) and ‘akeke‘e (Loxops caeruleirostris) occupy specialized habitat on the Alaka’i Plateau on the island of Kauai. However, these...