Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge
|Oʻahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Oʻahu, Hawaii, United States|
|Nearest city||Kahaluu, Hawaii|
|Area||4,525 acres (18.31 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
Oʻahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge was established in 2000 “. . . to conserve (A) fish or wildlife which are listed as endangered species or threatened species . . . or (B) plants . . .” The refuge encompasses approximately 4,525 acres (18.31 km2) and is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
The Refuge is located on the upper slopes of the northern Koʻolau Range, on the island of O'ahu.
O‘ahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge is home to at least four species of endangered pupu kani oe (O'ahu tree snails), 15 endangered plant species, and many native birds, including the O‘ahu ‘elepaio, ‘i‘iwi, pueo, and native honeycreepers.
The Refuge is closed to the public.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge".