Comment period reopened for downslisting of aeʻo

  • An endangered Hawaiian Stilt walks the water's edge at the Kealakehe Waste Water Treatment Plant. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposed rule to reclassify the aeʻo (Hawiian stilt) from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act.