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A stuffed Bishop’s O’o is seen in the Lele o Na Manu native Hawaiian bird exhibit at Bishop Museum. Hawaiian Birds, an educational and music program that will premiere before local students this week, features music and visuals inspired by the plight of Hawaiian birds and will explore themes such as extinction, conservation and cultural significance.
COURTESY TAKUMA ITOH
Takuma Itoh is a University of Hawaii music professor who composed a movement based on the melodious call of the o‘o.