Nesting Newell’s Shearwater
Save Our Shearwaters (SOS) Program Development & Implementation
SOS is a program that the State of Hawai‘i has operated on Kaua‘i since 1979 to retrieve, rehabilitate and release downed seabirds back into the wild. KIUC contributes substantial funding to operating and improving the SOS program as part of the HCP described above. PSI has helped KIUC by organizing and analyzing the 25 years of data, preparing annual reports of each year’s results, and developing a manual to standardize SOS procedures & operations.