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Large Tiger Shark Blamed in Attack at Davidson’s, Visitor Suffers Severe Injuries

The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, is a species of requiem shark and the only member of the genus Galeocerdo. Commonly known as sea tiger, the tiger shark is a relatively large macropredator, capable of attaining a length of over 16 feet. A 12-foot tiger shark is being blamed for the attack at Davidson's Friday [...]

By | 2017-04-14T11:43:36+00:00 April 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Aloha ‘Oe ‘A‘o — School Children Release Rescued Shearwaters

Island School teacher Rebecca Snowden and Tracy Anderson of SOS release a Newell's Shearwater. Photo courtesy of KESRP School children from Island School helped to release five fledgling ‘A‘o (Newell’s Shearwaters) and one Leach’s Storm-petrel this week as part of the annual E Ho‘opomaika‘i ‘ia na Manu ‘A‘o (A Cultural Release of the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:18+00:00 October 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Kaua‘i’s Conservation Efforts Continue to Shine

By Ruby Pap Kupu Conservation Intern Susan Deans is seen here in Hanakāpī‘ai Valley, Nāpali Coast. Photo by Seana Walsh/NTBG This month, the world’s largest environmental and nature conservation event is being held in Honolulu. The selection of Hawai‘i as host for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s World Conservation Congress [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:23+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments