Last week the federal organization found itself in a flurry of news articles regarding whether pet chickens could safely be dressed in Halloween costumes. Continue Reading
Using satellite imagery, federal scientists confirmed Monday that East Island, a critical habitat for endangered Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles, was almost entirely washed away earlier this month.
It’s unclear if East Island — an 11-acre spit of sand and gravel that hosted a U.S. Coast Guard radar station until 1952 — will ever return or how resilient the displaced animals will be. Continue Reading
If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed. By a gecko. Continue Reading
Permits to Receive Carcasses Available Later this month, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids, feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within in the Mauna… Continue Reading
Hawai‘i County Mayor Harry Kim on Post-Eruption Pohoiki The letter from Mayor Kim, written in response to concerns of Pāhoa Residents Josh and Laila Rena, stated the following: Dear Josh and Laila Rena, Thank you very much for your letters… Continue Reading
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Two Hawaiian monk seal pups found malnourished on Laysan Island are recovering at an animal hospital on the Big Island. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration team surveying the endangered monk seal populations last month in… Continue Reading