Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge

Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Oahu NWR Complex
66-590 Kam Hwy
Haleiwa, HI 96712

Phone:808-637-6330
Fax:808-637-3578
Web: www.fws.gov/pacificislands/wnwr/oahuforestnwr.html
Established: 2000.
Location:South of the Schofield Barracks Military Reserve, in the northern Koolau Mountains on the eastern side of Oahu, Hawaii.
Special Features:Refuge protects some of the last remaining intact native forests on Oahu, and supports at least 17 species of endangered plants and four species of endangered tree snails.
Habitats: 4,525 acres of forested land on the leeward slopes of Oahu's Kooalu Mountains. Habitat communities include mesic forest, rain forest, high-elevation cloud forest, and freshwater streams.
Access: Closed to the public.
Wild life: Oahu elepaio (endangered), Hawaiian owl, native honeycreepers, and other native Hawaiian forest birds.

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