Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge

Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Kilauea Point NWR
PO Box 1128
Kilauea, HI 96754

Phone:808-828-1413
Fax:808-828-1414
Web: pacificislands.fws.gov/wnwr/khanaleinwr.html
Established: 1972.
Location:In the Hanalei Valley on the northern coast of Kauai.
Special Features:Refuge is located on the on the north side of picturesque Hanalei Valley, encircled by waterfall-draped mountains. Taro is grown on the refuge by local farmers, continuing a practice that stretches back more than 1,200 years in the valley.
Habitats: 917 acres of river bottom land, taro farms, and wooded slopes.
Access: Closed to public use, but refuge wildlife is visible from an overlook on Highway 56.
Wild life: Hawaiian birds, including the endangered Koloa (Hawaiian duck), Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, Hawaiian stilt, and the Hawaiian hoary bat.

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