Podcast Episodes Season 3

Episode 7: Super Creepers, with Noah Gomes

Noah Gomes joins Lei and Drew to talk about awesome creepers: the ʻalawī of Hawaiʻi Island and the ʻakikiki of Kauaʻi, both endangered.  Check out the pictures of these manu friends courtesy of Bret Nainoa Mossman!

To learn more about the places Noah mentions not only on the Island of Hawaiʻi, but also Oʻahu and Kauaʻi, check out the StoryMap below:

To learn more about Noah – and any or all of our podcast guests – check out our Mea Kipa ~ Guest page.

This third season of Ka Leo o ka Uluau consists of 12 episodes that begin in January ~ Kāʻelo (alternatively Kaliʻu) 2023 with a shift in focus from Hawaiian sustainable practices (Season II 2022) and moʻolelo wahi pana (Season I 2021) to our pilina ~ relationship with Manu, the native birdlife of Hawaiʻi nei, in partnership with the group ʻĀhuimanu.

Season III episodes are released throughout the year on the Hilo moon phase of every malama, also known as mahina, (lunar month) to raise awareness of and honor this indigenous practice of keeping time. This segment was released July 17, 2023, the start of the Hawaiʻi lunar month of Hinaiaʻeleʻele.


January 22 ~ start of Kāʻelo (Kaliʻu), Fancy Feathers

February 20 ~ start of Kaulua, Nighttime Friends

March 22 ~ start of Nana, Long Journeyers

April 20 – start of Welo, Backyard Frenz

May 19 ~ start of Ikiiki, Nuku Superpower

June 18 – start of Kaʻaona, Wetland Wonders