The Story of the Hawaiian ‘Amakihi
The Story of the Hawaiian ‘Amakihi.
The introduction of avian malaria to the Hawaiian Islands in the early 1900s led to devastating declines in many native Hawaiian birds, but not the ‘amakihi. Jon Gabrielle Nunes, Ph.D. student from U.C. Davis, who has spent four years studying the mystery of how this endemic little bird appears to be beating this deadly disease on Hawai‘i Island.
Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series.
Free (park entrance fees apply).
When: Tues., June 18 at 7 p.m.
Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium