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Haku Mo‘olelo

July 20, 2012
By EDWIN TANJI ( , For The Maui News

Slightly larger than a sparrow with a yellow face and breast and olive-green back, the Maui parrotbill or kiwikiu still is formidable in appearance. Its large curved parrot bill appears capable of a painful bite. But few in Hawaii have ever sighted a kiwikiu, isolated in the cloud forest habitat high on the northeast slopes of Haleakala where the estimates are of only 500 left in the world.



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