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  • Act by not preventing deaths and injuries among Kauai's Newell's shear - water population, also known as Hawaiian shear - water birds, or a'o.

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  • Ua emi loa maila ia mau mea a emi pū nō ho'i me ka nui o nā kānaka, a 'o ia hele nō a hiki hou mai ua' ino i ka MH 1896, ka wā i pāpā 'ia ai ka' ōlelo Hawai'i, ma o kekahi kānāwai (Act 57), 'a'ole e a'o' ia ma loko o nā kula o Hawai'i nei.

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  • Where to view: More than 80 percent of 'a'o live on Kaua'i, where the

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  • He 'ōlelo a'o ko ka wā ma mua, "He huli ka lima i lalo, he ola, he huli ka lima i luna, he nele."

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  • Na lākou nō ho'i ka mālama 'ana i nā kumu ma ko lākou a'o' ana i nā maka'āinana.

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  • I ka makahiki 1842, ho'olaha akula 'o Kauikeaouli i kekahi mau' ōlelo a'o e pili ana i ke kapu o ke konohiki.

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  • A 'o nā konohiki hana' ole pēlā a ke'ake'a paha i ke a'o

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  • This is a euphemism for some accident by which the pa-ú has been displaced, and an exposure of the person has taken place, as a result of which the boys scream and even the sea-bird, the _a'o, _ shrieks itself hoarse.] [Footnote 117: _A'o.

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  • Wahi a Kamakau, "'O ka waiwai o nā ali'i e waiho ana ma ka' āina, e hā'awi aku nā konohiki i uku no ke a'o 'ana o nā kumu i ke kula a me ke a'o palapala' ana.

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  • A 'o nā konohiki hana' ole pēlā a ke'ake'a paha i ke a'o 'ana a ke kumu, ua hemo ia konohiki. "

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  • Also known as Newell's Shearwater; endemic to the Hawaiian Islands, especially Kauai.

    August 18, 2008