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We went with Hawaii Forest and Trail as part of the Hawaii Bird Festival, as this area is not generally open to the public, and for good reason. It is one of the few places left in Hawaii that is preserved for the native birds....More
Garry Dean of Hawaii Forest and Trail is simply an outstanding guide. I highly, very highly recommend him. His knowledge of birds especially was comprehensive. He could identify sounds and songs. His knowledge and experience made the trip. We could not have seen the birds...More
This NWR contains many species of native Hawaiian landbirds. The refuge is open only by special permit and we were on a tour with Hawaii Forest and Trail. This was our second visit and we were fortunate enough to see the target birds. Photography is...More
My experiences are only as a volunteer and using the facilities at the Pua Akala area. This is the same area that commercial tours operate in so the review should be applicable to any visit here.
The Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge is not for the...More