Kaohikaipu State Wildlife Sanctuary
Size: 11 Acres
Seabird Species Present: Uʻau Kani or Wedged-Tailed Shearwater (Puffinus pacificus), various common shorebird species.
Threats: Golden Crown-beard (Verbesina encelioides), Lantana Camara, Koa Haole (Leucaena leucocephala), Passiflora spp., Cenchrus spp. And various other introduced grasses.
Management Goals and Objectives:
Remove and eradicate Golden Crown-beard (Verbesina encelioides).
Control other weeds and outplant native plants
Monitor and inventory nesting seabirds
Re-establish Ohai (Sesbania tomentosa) populations
Summary of WTSH nesting, 1996-2010, S. Mokulua Is. No surveys were done in 1997, 1998, 2004 and 2005.