The wonder of wetlands

Contributed by David Burney

The ponds at left are considered rehabilitated wetlands at the Makauwahi Cave Reserve near Mahaulepu, while a tour group and CJM Country Stables horse group ride by.

Contributed by David Burney

A Hawaiian moorhen, or ‘alae ‘ula, has come to nest at the Makauwahi Cave Reserve wetlands at Mahaulepu.

POIPU — Species are springing to life on Kauai’s South Shore that haven’t been seen in more than 200 years, and it’s wetland rehabilitation that’s making it happen.