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Endangered Waterbirds and Wind Farms on West Maui Mountains

I have to question the positioning of the over forty windmills operated by First Wind on the ridge of the West Maui Mountains. Looking at the siting at different places along the ridge, some of the turbines appear to be located in … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Stilts

Hawaiian Stilts are called Ae’o in the native language of Hawaii.

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Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Maui

This beautiful conservation refuge is 704 acres of stunning protected wetland in the Hawaiian archipelago, great for birdwatching and enjoying Maui’s natural beauty. Just outside of Kihei where we were staying, it was a mere 5 miles from our condo.

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