Palila habitat fence slated for expansion

DLNR graphic A map of the fence around Maunakea, with the stretch to be built marked in red.

Courtesy photo The endangered palila bird is a Hawaiian honeycreeper which only lives on the southwestern slopes of Maunakea.

Another five miles of fencing around a portion of Maunakea is slated for construction this year, which will almost, but not quite, enclose the upper slopes of the mountain after more than 10 years.