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Scientists hopeful for endangered orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly

  • STATE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES

    William Haines, above, a research entomologist with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Hawaii Invertebrate Program, removes predatory dragonflies before introducing its cousin the damselfly.

  • STATE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES

    The native Hawaiian damselfly.

There was a time more than a century ago when the orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly was commonly seen whizzing about taro patches and freshwater habitats across the islands. Read more

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