Nēnē gosling found dead from Toxoplasmosis at Liliʻuokalani Park

Nēnē Gosling Found Dead At Liliʻuokalani Park​ By Jordan Lerma Published: April 22, 2024 Last Updated: May 07, 2024 Sign our Petition to address this issue!   Given the media attention surrounding the deceased gosling at Liliʻuokalani Park and Gardens on Hawaiʻi Island, we believe it is important to provide additional context to the community. The […]

Hilo Woman’s ‘No Contest’ Plea in Nēnē Gosling Case Leads to $255 Fine

January 9, 2024 Meiqin Chen was convicted following her ‘No Contest’ plea to the charge of §183D-62 Taking, injuring, or destroying wild birds prohibited and fined the minimum amount of $200. The court filing for this charge can be found here. The nēnē family was seen back at Wailoa River State Recreation Area in May […]

Community action to increase safety along Kalanianaole St.

Speed limit change proposed: Bill would impact about two miles of Kalanianaole Street Bill regarding Kalanianaole Street pushed to future council meeting Keaukaha speed limit change advances UPDATE: December 2nd 2023 Hawaiʻi County Department of Public Works has completed installing the new speed limit signs to reflect the reduction to 25mph. They have also completed […]

Nēnē Feeding to End at Hawai’i Island Shopping Center

DLNR News Release April 12, 2023 TLDR; In response to a petition started by Kāko’o Haleakalā, the DLNR has ordered the removal of cat-feeding stations at a Hawai’i Island shopping center after receiving complaints that the endangered nēnē (Hawaiian goose) are being negatively affected by eating cat food and interacting with feral cats. Queens’ Marketplace, […]

Nēnē death sparks call for action in Keaukaha

March 7, 2023 Link to article (paywall) PDF copy of article TLDR; Non-profits and bird enthusiasts are urging government officials to address traffic issues in Keaukaha after a nene (native Hawaiian goose) was killed by a driver. The Mattisons, founders of the ‘Aina Ho’ola Initiative, have been working to restore Lokowaka Pond for native bird […]

Na Nene o Kauai

Na Nēnē o Kaua‘i By Wendy Feltham02/28/2023   Setting out on a two-week vacation in Kaua`i, I never imagined I’d collect almost 40 Certificates of Appreciation from the U.S. Geological Survey for reporting banded Nēnē. I had seen Nēnē on previous trips to Kaua`i, noting them as a “Life Bird” for me in the year […]