Department of the Interior announces multimillion dollar strategy to prevent Hawaiian bird extinction

Robby Kohley / Special to The Garden Island file

‘Akikiki is one of four Hawaiian honeycreeper species facing near-future extinction.

LIHU‘E — The Department of the Interior is embarking on a multiagency, multimillion-dollar strategy that aims to prevent imminent extinction of Hawaiian forest birds on Kaua‘i and Maui.