Mokolea Rock State Wildlife Sanctuary

Size:                                    0.35 Acres
Access:                                Closed
Seabird Species Present:    Noio Koha or Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus), Noio or Black Noddy (Anous minutes melanogenys), and Oʻu or Bulwer’s petrel (Bulweria bulweri), various common shorebird species.
Threats:                               Seashore paspalum (Paspalum vaginatum), Pigweed (Portulaca oleracea)

Management Goals and Objectives:

  1. Prevent disturbance to seabirds, including prevent destruction of seabird burrows. Seabirds nest nine months out of the year.
  2. Prevent introduction of native species.
  3. Eliminate shore-based fishing and collection from intertidal areas to protect marine resources.
  4. Protect public safety due to the island being a dangerous landing location.