Kaua‘i School Children Celebrate as Young ‘A‘o Fly Safely Out to Sea

LIHU‘E – October 24th 2013 – Local school children from Wilcox Elementary School released 5 fledgling ‘A‘o (Newell’s Shearwaters) out to sea today as part of the annual E Ho‘opomaika‘i ‘ia na Manu ‘A‘o (A Cultural Release of the Native Newell’s Shearwater) event.  The birds, which had been rehabilitated by the Save Our Shearwaters Program, were offered a … More Kaua‘i School Children Celebrate as Young ‘A‘o Fly Safely Out to Sea

Kauaʻi School Children Give Young ʻAʻo a Second Chance to Fly

LIHUʻE —  More than 45 fourth-grade school children from Wilcox Elementary School gathered at Lydgate Park this morning to help release young ‘A‘o, or Newell’s Shearwater, back into the wild as part of the annual E Ho‘opomaika‘i ‘ia na Manu ‘A‘o (A Cultural Release of the Native Newell’s Shearwater) event. “We are thankful for the participation of the … More Kauaʻi School Children Give Young ʻAʻo a Second Chance to Fly