Palila habitat fence slated for expansion

The endangered palila bird is a Hawaiian honeycreeper which only lives on the southwestern slopes of Maunakea. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

DLNR graphic A map of the fence around Maunakea, with the stretch to be built marked in red.

Another five miles of fencing around a portion of Maunakea is slated for construction this year, which will almost, but not quite, enclose the upper slopes of the mountain after more than 10 years.