Ke Kāpili Manu Kahiko: Traditional Hawaiian Bird Catching

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park


How did the old time Hawaiians interact with our native birds? Much has been forgotten about traditional Hawaiian relationships with the ‘āina. Ranger Noah Gomes has researched traditional Hawaiian bird catching from a variety of sources. He will share some of what he has learned through years of research in pursuit of his M.A. degree in Hawaiian Language and Literature from the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.