tue25apr7:00 pmAfter Dark in the Park'Io: The Amazing Raptors of Hawai‘i7:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium


April 25, 2023 7:00 pm(GMT-10:00)


Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

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‘Io: The Amazing Raptors of Hawai‘i

‘Io, the Hawaiian hawk is endemic to Hawai‘i and considered ‘aumākua – a family or personal god- by many Native Hawaiians. These regal birds were a symbol of royalty in Hawaiian culture and remain protected. Once found on multiple islands, today ‘io are found only on the Island of Hawai‘i. Recent studies tracking their movements has shed light on the lives of these remarkable survivors. Join biologist, Kristina Paxton as we follow ‘io across their island home.

Part of National Park Week.

Program co-sponsored by Friends of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. For information, call (808) 985-6011. Your $2 donation helps to support park programs. Park entrance fees apply

Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series. Free (park entrance fees apply).

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 7 p.m.
Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium