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Koa Bug

April 26, 2012

The iridescent koa bug (Coleotichus blackburniae), also known as the “stinkless stink bug,” is Hawai‘i’s largest endemic true bug. Found only on endemic koa and ʻaʻaliʻi trees, the koa bug is threatened by an parasitic fly introduced to control similar looking agricultural pest stink bugs.

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Honu ‘ea

April 26, 2012

Hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata), or honu ‘ea, are critically endangered throughout the world. While less than 20 individuals are observed nesting each year on Hawai‘i Island, they account for about 90% of documented nesting in the entire state.

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Cheryl Jackson

April 19, 2012

“I had read about the Friends’ volunteer opportunities in the…

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Alana McKinney

April 19, 2012

“I was the Charter Vice President of Na Hoaloha ‘Ainahou…

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Linda-Jane Irwin

April 19, 2012

“It has been quite a journey with the Friends as…

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News Release: View Amazing “Images From the Edge” in Free Slideshow at Park

April 19, 2012

On Saturday, April 28, the public is invited to view contestants’ photos in a special multi-image slideshow. The free event starts at 6 p.m. in the park’s Kilauea Visitor Center, with pupus on the lanai.

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Martin LeDuc

April 9, 2012

“I joined the Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at…

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Linda Quarberg

April 9, 2012

“When we first went to visit ‘Ainahou Ranch, my husband…

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Al Rodgrigues

April 9, 2012

“My continued annual membership in FHVNP is an easy and…

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Guido Giacometti & Susan Tius

April 9, 2012

“The volunteers of Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park always…

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Ken & Patty Kupchak

April 9, 2012

“For 30 years we have lived on the ‘Summit’ of…

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Alan Okinaka

April 9, 2012

“Often, when I hike a trail in Hawai‘i Volcanoes, I…

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Virginia Goldstein

March 10, 2012

“Why are the Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park important…

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Nēnē

February 20, 2012

The nēnē, also known as the Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) is the only surviving species of goose endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. The official state bird, the nēnē is the rarest goose in the world.

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