Welcome to the Hakalau Forest Biological Field Station
Welcome to the Hakalau Forest Biological Field Station of the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo, located on the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge. Construction of the Field Station was completed in 1999, and has since provided accommodations for visiting researchers, graduate students, faculty, and volunteers, while conducting approved activities in the vicinity.
The Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge serves to protect native Hawaiian forest birds and their forest habitat. It is located on the windward slope of Mauna Kea and is home to a variety of Hawaiʻi’s forest birds and plants including 14 native bird species, 8 of which are endangered. Hakalau forest is a special place, home to a wide range of native plants and animals.
Check out the Hakalau Forest NWR website.