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DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Annual release of ‘A’o on Kauai

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

Seventy Five 4th graders from two Kauai schools will once again participate in the E Ho’opomaika la Na Manu ‘A’o organized by the Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project in cooperation with the Save our Shearwaters program.  This is an opportunity for keiki to learn about seabirds and their connection to Hawaiian culture.  Please note that releases are dependent on the birds.  If no birds are available to release, the event will be rescheduled.  Please RSVP to the media contact below, so you can be contacted in the event of a postponement. This event is not open to the public.

Annual release of ‘A’o

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015,         10:40 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015        10:00 a.m.

Lydgate Park, Wailua (Kamalani Kai Bridge area)

·        Mike McFarlin, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project
·        4th graders and teachers, Wilcox Elementary and Island School
HD video and photographs will be distributed following the Oct. 14th release.


Media Contact:
Dan Dennison
Senior Communications Manager
Office of the Chair
Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 130
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Tel    808-587-0407
Cell   808-295-8749
Fax   808-587-0390
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