Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary, Lahaina (Maui), HI | CruiseBe
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Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary


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Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary is a 143-acre (58 ha) wetland in Maui, Hawaii. It is a famous waterfowl sanctuary, home to three endangered Hawaiian bird species, the Hawaiian coot (ʻalae, ʻalae keʻokeʻo) (Fulica alai), the Hawaiian duck (koloa) (Anas wyvilliana), and the Hawaiian (or black-winged) stilt (aeʻo) (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni). Kanaha Pond was designated a state sanctuary in 1951 and a National Natural Landmark in 1971.




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