Senator Brian Schatz has signed onto a bipartisan wildlife conservation bill, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, that will dedicate $1.4 billion annually to locally-led efforts to help at-risk wildlife species nationwide. “We’re facing a looming wildlife crisis, and this is the most important piece of wildlife legislation in the past fifty years,” said Moana Bjur, Executive Director, Conservation Council For Hawaii. “We thank Senator Schatz for co-sponsoring this bold, bipartisan effort to help at-risk wildlife with collaborative, voluntary measures across every state, territory and Tribal nation.”
Join Us Friday, August 6, 5pm to 10pm in person, outdoors, at Moliʻi Gardens at Kualoa Ranch! We had planned to celebrate our 70th Anniversary last year with all of you, but COVID-19 changed our plans. So, this year, we celebrate 71 years...and our 50th Anniversary as Hawaiʻi’s affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation - another major milestone!
Celebrating our 70th anniversary year in a devastating pandemic. Special Recognitions for 2020. Annual Meeting. Partnership with National Wildlife Federation (NWF) including campaigning for expanded critical habitat and recovery funding for the Hawaiian Monk Seal, the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea, and along with our friends at Hui Manu O Kū, co-founding and growing the popular Manu O Kū Festival...and more
CONSERVATION COUNCIL FOR HAWAI‘I is calling on the state and federal government to accelerate recovery actions to save the palila, an endemic Hawaiian forest bird currently found only on the upper slopes of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai‘i. Recent surveys indicate that the palila is rapidly declining in number. If the current trend continues, the palila could go extinct in […]
Environmental groups Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund and Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi, represented by Earthjustice, brought suit on Tuesday to block the replacement of approximately 4,800 streetlight fixtures across Maui County with new LED fixtures that threaten to kill or injure critically imperiled seabirds and sea turtles. The County of Maui Department of Public Works violated the Hawaiʻi Environmental Policy Act by moving forward […]