Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

Pearl Harbor 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/opearlnwr.html
Established: 1972.
Location:Within the Pearl Harbor Naval Base, 10 miles west of Honolulu.
Special Features:Refuge is composed of two units: the Honouliuli Unit, which is extensively managed for a variety of waterbirds including Hawaii's endangered waterbirds and migrant waterfowl; and the Waiawa Unit, which is composed of two ponds, one of which is primarily managed for the endangered Hawaiian stilt.
Habitats: Two parcels totaling 62 acres of freshwater wetlands.
Access: Limited access; contact refuge office.
Wild life: Endangered Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, Hawaiian duck, and the Hawaiian stilt.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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This harsh, sun-drenched landscape is home to the Kalaeloa Unit of the Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge. Located west of Honolulu on the 'Ewa Plain, Kalaeloa was part of the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station until it was added to the National Wildlife Refuge System to protect native plants, including two endangered species--an 'akoko (Chamaesyce skottsbergii var.
The site is a 5-acre (2-hectare) pond within the Honouliuli Unit of the Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge. This refuge was created as a mitigation measure to replace muddy habitat lost when Honolulu's "reef runway" was built.