Keauhou Bird Conservation Center sets open house


The Keauhou Bird Conservation Center will host its annual open house Saturday and Sunday at the facility mauka of the Volcano Golf Course.

“Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to get an up close look at some of Hawaii’s rarest birds and learn about our avian conservation efforts. Some of the birds you will see are the alala (Hawaiian crow), palila, kiwikiu (Maui parrotbill), puaiohi (small Kauai thrush),” said spokeswoman Rosanna Leighton.

Email kbccopenhouse@gmail.com or call 985-7218 to reserve a spot on one of the tours at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.

Local artists will be selling bird-related artwork and there will also be a silent auction and T-shirt sale. Refreshments will be provided.

All donations are welcome.

 

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