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  • Settles successful lawsuits against thr U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service resulting in more than 250 Hawaiian plant species being listed as threatened or endangered; much needed staff and funding arrive in Hawai‘i to help recover these plants
  • Organizes Citizens Against Noise Hawai‘i and a grassroots campaign to force federal regulation of tour aircraft over national parks and wilderness areas.
  • Serves on regional councils on the Big Island to address the harmful impacts of introduced feral and game mammals to native species and habitats
  • Conducts a predator study to protect endangered Hawaiian waterbirds at Kanahā Pond Wildlife Sanctuary on Maui
  • Files an administrative appeal to prevent a golf course and residential subdivision in Pu‘uanahulu Homesteads in Kona
  • Raises awareness about inadequate fire-fighting vehicles at the Pōhakuloa Training Area and threats to rare native dry forest on the Big Island
  • Receives a grant from the National Wildlife Federation to repair fences at the Pu‘u Wa‘awa'a Forest Bird Sanctuary in Kona
  • Helps establish new organizations ‘Ahahui Mālama I Ka Lōkahi – Native Hawaiians for the Protection of Native Hawaiian Species, Youth for Environmental Services, and Save the Sea Turtles International, which began as CCH programs

Highlights from 60 Years of Protecting Hawaiian Wildlife and Wild Places

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