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LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) - Maui County officials want suggestions on what to do about feral cats and chickens on the island.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the office of Mayor Alan Arakawa will conduct the forum Wednesday night at the J. Walter Cameron Center in Wailuku in partnership with the Maui Humane Society and the Humane Society of the United States.
Arakawa says in an announcement that feral chickens and cats have become a significant problem. He says it's important that well-researched control methods are used.
Environmental groups say feral cats and chickens threaten endangered native wildlife
Maui County environmental coordinator Rob Parsons says native birds such as the uau, or Hawaiian petrel, make nests in burrows that are vulnerable to cats.
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