Hanalei (Kauai) National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: The refuge is visible from an overlook 1-1/2 miles E of Hanalei or 6-1/2 miles W of Kilauea on Highway 56. Visitors can also observe wildlife from their vehicles along Ohiki Road which begins at the W end of Hanalei River Bridge. Public entry into the refuge is prohibited except by special permit.
Primary Wildlife: The refuge was established to protect the endangered Koloa (Hawaiian duck), Hawaiian gallinule, Hawaiian coot, and the Hawaiian stik -- The refuge also provides habitat for migratory shorebirds and waterfowl.
Habitat: 917 acres of river bottom land, taro farms, and wooded slopes in the Hanalei River Valley on the northern coast of Kauai.
Recreation and Education: Wildlife observation and photography. Fishing permitted from river bank.
c/o PO Box 87
Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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