Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project Administrators of this project came to an agreement with Tri-isle RC&D to have it act as fiscal agent for their grants, mostly from state funds. The mission of MFBRP is to develop and implement techniques that recover Maui’s endangered birds and restore their habitat through research, development, and application of conservation techniques. Tri-Isle is working in partnership with the MFBRP, RCUH and the University of Hawaii, utilizing the same structure currently in place with MISC and East Maui Watershed Partnership. So far a donation of $19,979 has been received to support the project’s activities. Expending funds from their donation account and the recovery project is looking for additional funding for the operational end of this program. They have received a grant of $7K for a series of bird walks through HTA. Their recent fund raiser brought in approximately $4,000.