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Nene goose killed on road to Haleakala

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 09:38 a.m. HST, Dec 24, 2011


Motorists visiting Haleakala National Park are reminded to drive slowly and carefully through the park after an adult nene goose, part of a breeding pair, was killed on the road in the park on Thursday.

Park rangers say nene, unlike other birds, do not flee when approached by cars. Some visitors feed the nene from their cars, creating a dangerous association between food and vehicles, the National Park Service says.

Signs are posted along the road to inform motorists of nene crossings and of areas where nene have been seen recently.







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ss029 wrote:
What is a nee? Come on SA, hire some writers, or train your writers to write Hawaiian words, phrases, etc. properly.
on December 24,2011 | 07:55AM
star08 wrote:
What is a 'nene goose'? Its either a hawaiian goose or a nene. Get some culture SA writers.
on December 24,2011 | 08:02AM
livinginhawaii wrote:
They probably got it from Justin Britt's website aloha-hawaii dot com....
on December 24,2011 | 08:46AM
Niele1 wrote:
Totally agree. It is like here on the mainland where they call sashimi, ahi tuna. Locals know that ahi is yellowfin tuna. Like saying tuna fish sandwich.
on December 24,2011 | 11:07AM
Fred01 wrote:
Who do you think you are? The PC police? Get a life.
on December 24,2011 | 01:48PM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
Some just call it "dinner". Whoops. Well, gotta eat.
on December 24,2011 | 04:47PM
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