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Caldwell Press conference

Maintenance of Parks In Honolulu

by Kitty Jellinek
“They are our communities front yards and we should treat them as such. Therefore, we are proposing $65 million for operation and maintenance of our parks,” Mayor Caldwell said. Mayor Caldwell’s full transcript: Good morning folks and ALOHA! Thanks for joining me here this morning. I’m so proud to present my State of the City address at the McCoy Pavilion. We decided to hold it here for several reasons. Like every one of you, I have many great memories of coming to Ala Moana Beach to surf and stand-up paddle, and to have picnics with my sister Candy, who is […]

Hawaii Wildlife Preservation

by Kitty Jellinek
Hawaii Wildlife Center Linda Elliott Leads the Way. Laysan ducks are carefully transported by the Laysan duck translocation team including the USCG (this time on foot) to the Laysan ducks’ new home on Kure Atoll State Wildlife Sanctuary within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. September 2014 Photo by: DLNR/Kure Atoll Volunteer Nicole (Hoku) Johnson. Hawaii Wildlife Center helping injured native birds fly Recording Health of Laysan Ducks USGS biologist, Michelle Reynolds (right) weighs a duck while USFWS bioloigst, Meg Duhr-Schultz prepares to record its weight in the banding log during the Laysan duck translocation from Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge to […]