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State buys Kalauao Valley land from Bishop Museum to preserve native forest

  • U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

    The state has bought 635 acres in Kalauao Valley, adjacent to the Aiea Loop and Ridge trails, from the Bishop Museum for preservation. The acreage is home to the endangered Oahu elepaio forest bird and 10 indigenous plant species.

In an effort to protect and manage a native forest and trail system on Oahu, the state has purchased 635 acres in Kalauao Valley from Bishop Museum, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced last week. Read more

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