Video Updates

May 12, 2022

A curious Pueo (Short-eared Owl) outside a Hawaiian Petrel burrow.

May 10, 2022

‘Ua’u (Hawaiian Petrel) pair preparing their burrow for the breeding season.

December 8, 2021

‘A’o (Newell’s Shearwater) chick exercising at Upper Limahuli Preserve in the last few days before fledging.

December 1, 2021

Come join us on a virtual field trip to Upper Manoa Valley to see how we monitor endangered seabirds (‘A’o and ‘Ua’u) in this beautiful protected area nestled in the mountains of north-western Kaua’i!

November 23, 2021

This infrared video captures the moment an endangered ‘A’o (Newell’s Shearwater) – grounded by artificial lights – was rescued.

october 19, 2021

An endangered ‘A’o (Newell’s Shearwater) chick exercising outside of its burrow in Upper Limahuli Preserve.

october 6, 2021

An endangered Ua’u, or Hawaiian Petrel was rescued from a flooded burrow in Hono o Nā Pali Natural Area Reserve late last week by a monitoring team from Archipelago Research and Conservation (ARC). 

SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

Here’s a short video showing the recovery of acoustic sensors that we deployed earlier this year along the Nāpali Coast of Kaua’i. These units monitor the three Hawaiian endangered seabirds – the ‘a’o (Newell’s Shearwater), ‘ua’u (Hawaiian Petrel) and ‘ake’ake (Band-rumped Storm-petrel).


A feral cat entering an endangered ‘a’o (Newell’s Shearwater) burrow in north-western Kaua’i. Luckily this time the bird survives, as the burrow was too deep, but sadly all too often this ends in a depredation. #keepcatsindoors.

August 6, 2021

Kaua’i multimedia artist Trysen Kaneshige paints an ‘alae ke’oke’o at the Kawai’ele waterbird sanctuary for the ‘Cat Safe, Wildlife Safe Kaua’i’ project.

July 2, 2021

ARC worked with Kaua’i artist Trysen ‘Tkay’ Kaneshige to present Newell’s Shearwater tracking data through a multimedia panel to reach a wider audience.

June 10, 2021

Kaua’i artist Trysen Kaneshige paints a ‘cat safe, wildlife safe’ panel as an ARC Count of Kaua’i Rise to Work employee.

May 19, 2021

Here is a short video showing our deployment last week of song meters (acoustic recording devices) on the remote cliffs of Kaua’i‘s beautiful Na Pali coast.

April 27, 2021

Here is a short video about this weeks out-planting event in Kaua’i ‘s beautiful Upper Manoa, where we planted over 250 plants with our partners NTBG and Hallux Ecosystem Restoration LLC.