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History

1970s

  • Affiliates with the National Wildlife Federation and produces CCH’s first annual wildlife poster for Hawai‘i’s schools in conjunction with National Wildlife Week
  • Supports creation of the State Natural Area Reserves System to protect unique ecosystems and geologic sites for future generations
  • Supports enactment of the federal Endangered Species Act
  • Opposes commercial whaling in the Pacific to protect endangered humpbacks and other species
  • Calls for removing introduced sheep and goats from endangered palila bird critical habitat on Mauna Kea
  • Joins wildlife organizations, farmers, and ranchers in opposing the introduction of axis deer to the Big Island
  • Takes legal action to stop a proposed housing subdivision in Kawainui Marsh in Kailua on O‘ahu
  • Opposes the destruction of native forests on Big Island for urbanization and agriculture
  • Supports fence construction and removal of introduced goats from Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Highlights from 60 Years of Protecting Hawaiian Wildlife and Wild Places

1950s   1960s    1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s


 

 
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