Hawaii Wildlife Conservation Stamp 2022-2023
The Wildlife Conservation Stamp is an opportunity to celebrate native Hawaiian birds while raising funds for the conservation of the fragile ecosystems the ‘i’iwi call home. I'm so honored my painting of my favorite bird in my favorite place was chosen for the 2022-2023 Hawaiian Conservation Stamp. Available for purchase from DLNR. Click for more info:
A Wandering Blog
The fluffiest butt award goes to...Kauaʻi's ʻakikiki!
Say hello to Hawai‘i's eminently adorable but greatest at risk forest bird—the cute, round, ʻakikiki, or Kauaʻi creeper. These little birds have gray to greenish tops with white throats and underbellies. Their legs and beak...
The Honeycreeper sportin' the Best Do
The only Hawaiian honeycreeper with a crested head, ‘ākohekohe (“AH-koh-heh-koh-heh”), lives in Maui Nui—the islands of Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i, and Kaho‘olawe. They are the largest honeycreepers still surviving in Maui Nui and are Critically Endangered. Their...
See that intensity? It's because they're only 600(ish) of his kind left
Today’s portrait is of the beautiful Palila from the island of Hawai’i. Palila are honeycreepers with finch-like bills and a preference for living and foraging among māmane trees.Both sexes look...
Call for volunteers!
HWC provides medical care and rehabilitative services for all species of native Hawaiian forest and seabirds (and our one native bat!) throughout the islands as well as offering science education and cultural programs!
Interested in joining me as a volunteer transport driver? Click Here!