(Media release) â€” Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) last week introduced the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Act of 2010, H.R. 5380, which authorizes the expansion of this Refuge on the island of Hawaii.
Once signed into law, the National Wildlife Refuge would encompass two adjacent parcels containing native forest habitat that supports some of the most endangered forest birds in the nation and the world.
In introducing the bill, Congresswoman Hirono expressed her determination to preserve Hawaiiâ€™s unique animals and plants. Read the rest of this entry »