Meet the Chickens at Leilani Farm Sanctuary
Abraham was rejected as a young peep because he showed signs of being a rooster.
Adele and her sisters were left behind in a coop when her caretakers left the island.
Akachan was a newly hatched peep when she was brought to the sanctuary. For several months, she lived in indoors. She still loves to be cuddled and comes in the house to clean up crumbs.
Alan was rejected as a young peep when he showed signs of being a rooster.
Audrey was being shot at by a man who was holding a bee-bee gun in one hand and his baby in the other hand.
Avipur was as a newly-hatched chick lying on the side of the road nearly dead. A school boy brought her home to his mother, who in turn brought her the Sanctuary.
Betsy was kept cooped up with 23 other hens for egg production at a Bed & Breakfast inn. The inn's new manager, Brook Katz, insisted that the coop be dismantled and all the hens transferred to Leilani Farm Sanctuary.
Billy was kept tethered by the ankle 24 hours a day at a cockfighting farm. A concerned citizen freed Billy early one morning before sunrise and brought him to the Sanctuary.
Blaine was saved from a cockfight.
Bob dropped off anonymously at the Sanctuary and left on the porch of the caretaker's cottage. He is missing an eye and afraid of other roosters, so he never leaves the porch.
Brian was dumped near the heliport.
Charleen was abandoned in a coop when her caretakers left the island.
Deepak was dumped in Kula and at risk of being shot.
A sadistic person chopped off Dennis' feet.
Elliot is a friendly bird who is afraid of the other birds.
Emma was rescued by vacationers who found her in a grocery store parking lot.
Gary is a Rhode Island Red rooster who was purchased as a young "hen" intended for egg-laying purposes.
Glen was being tormented by teenagers, but saved by a caring neighbor.
Hanna is a devoted mother hen who watches out closely for her peeps.
Meenakshi was being shot at in Paia.
Napolean is a feather-footed Bantam chicken. He is proud of the big feathers growing out of his legs and feet.
Patrick was rejected as a young peep when he showed signs of being a rooster.
Raj was dumped in Kula and at risk of being shot.
Ray was rejected when he grew up to be a rooster.
Regis loves to hang out with the ducks.
Rich was discarded due to his crowing in the morning.
Richard was discarded after a cockfight.
Ronald is a handsome rooster who recovered fully after being set on fire at the beach.
Ronnie was an adolescent chicken when he was rescued on the South side of Maui and brought to the sanctuary.
Rudy was dropped off in a cardboard box with a broken leg. After months of rehabilitation, he is able to run.
Rufus was abandoned in our driveway. He is the first animal to greet visitors, and loved to be cuddled.
Shakespeare was dumped in Kula and at risk of being shot.
Shelly and her peeps were rescued at a construction site in Kihei.
Sunil was dumped in Kula and at risk of being shot.
Swaroop was being shot at in Paia.
Wyatt was rejected when he grew up to be a rooster.