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We need more iiwi, fewer mosquitoes

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    The Iiwi bird, found on all of the main Hawaiian Islands, is shown.

Before the mid-1820s, mosquitoes were unknown to the islands — and the finch-like red honeycreeper, or iiwi, with its flashy scarlet-hued body, black-tipped wings and curved bill, was a common sight. Read more

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