An ‘i‘iwi bird forages for food in an ohia lehua tree. The habitat of the ‘i‘iwi, a honeycreeper endemic to Hawaii, is currently threatened in the Keauhou Ranch fire, which has spread into Volcanoes National Park. (Courtesy of Michael Szoenyi)
Firefighters continued to battle the Keauhou Ranch fire, which has consumed 3,679 acres of land and is 51 percent contained. (Courtesy of Mark Wasser)
KAILUA-KONA — The Keauhou Fire continues to burn within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and was most active on its northern front, threatening habitat for endangered native ‘i‘iwi birds.