Asteroid 374710, 'O'o, was discovered on September 14, 2006 Sept. 14 by Joseph Masiero at Mauna Kea Observatories atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii. It has a period of 3 years, 205 days.
It was named for an extinct genus of birds, Moho, a group of four species once found only in Hawaii and going by the Hawaiian name 'o'o. Its brilliant feathers once were used for clothing worn only by Hawaiian nobility. It was hunted extensively and captured for the pet trade following the arrival of Europeans in Hawaii; this and imported diseases and habitat destruction resulted in the extinction of all four species (Oahu 'o'o, Bishop's 'o'o , Hawaii 'o'o, and Kauai 'o'o); the last of the 'o'os were seen on Kauai in 1987.
A Kauai 'o'o (Moho braccatus)
Asteroid 'O'o's influence seems to be desirable and therefore hunted or hounded.