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Year of the Kāhuli: Celebrating Hawaiʻi’s Native Land Snails

October 4, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Kahuli Hawaiian land snail

2023 is officially the Year of the Kāhuli (Hawaiian land snails). A specialist from the State Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Forestry & Wildlife Division will share information about these beautiful jewels of the forest. See a display of various Kāhuli shells, go on a virtual field trip to the Snail Extinction Prevention lab, get a glimpse of the forests where these snails live, and view a brief screening of the new, award-winning documentary “Kāhuli.”

Photo courtesy of the Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Forestry & Wildlife Division

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October 4, 2023
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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Maui – Makawao
1159 Makawao Ave
Makawao, HI 96768 United States
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