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Maui relief efforts in progress after wildfires

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Hawaii Gov. 13 briefing that the fires were the "largest natural disaster in Hawaii state history" and that 80% of the historic beach-front town had "gone." The full impact of the wildfires that ravaged central and western parts of the Hawaiian island of Maui, including the city of Lahaina, beginning on Aug.

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Rising from the rubble: Maui wildfire relief efforts continue

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That includes the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), which has given a $20,000 grant to the Maui Humane Society, a $10,000 grant to Greater Good Charities, and an $19,000 estate gift to the Hawaii VMA so that the organizations can help recover and treat animals in need.

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What is the State Bird of Hawaii?

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Ah Hawaii, land of beautiful beaches, surfing, warm weather, and unique birds. Because of its distance to the mainland, Hawaii is home to over 60 species of endemic birds. Few are as unique (or rare) as the Nene , or Hawaiian Goose , Hawaii’s state bird. Nenes can only be found in Hawaii, and used to be plentiful.

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The ‘Alal uses tools, Climate Change Hammers Hawaii

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In a related story, a recent study notes that Kauai, an Island of Hawaii, have lost a lot of birds due to climate change. From Nature : Eben Paxton, of the US Geological Survey’s Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center in Hawaii, and his colleagues analysed data on seven native species of forest bird on Kauai.

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The ABA Area and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Virgin Islands , focusing on the arguments that had been successfully made for the inclusion of Hawaii. Or it might consider a membership vote (or at least a referendum ) on the issue, as it did with Hawaii. I later made the case for expansion of the ABA Area to include both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Territories in the Caribbean.

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Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition: A Field Guide Review

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Plus, in a major expansion, the birds of Hawaii, the most recent geographical addition to the American Birding Association Checklist. Adding the 76 new species in the Hawaii section, this makes coverage of approximately 884 species. The first edition of this title had larger versions of the maps in a section in the back. Conclusion.

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This Week in Bird News: Hawaiian Edition

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In the popular imagination, Hawaii is a tropical paradise. (No, And if you’re lucky enough to be on the island of Hawaii next weekend (Sept. The festival includes a chance to check out the brand-new Hawaii Island Coast-to-Coast Birding Trail , which stretches from Kona to Hilo, as well as to hop on board a pelagic cruise.

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