About The Kioea

August 22, 2019Uncategorized

The Kioea (Chaetoptila angustipluma) is one of the vanished birds of Hawaii. Its story was a much a mystery during its life as it was after its extinction. Only four preserved specimens exist, and no current evidence indicates that the Kioea was a part of local folklore, nor incorporated in Hawaiian featherwork. The Kioea, approximately … Read More