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Alternative sentencing authorized for aquatic violations

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. David Ige has signed Senate Bill 2453 authorizing alternative sentencing for aquatic violations. The new law provides clear legal authority to judges, allowing them to more effectively tailor sentences when aquatics statutes are violated. The bill covers most regulations under the jurisdiction of the DLNR’s Division of Aquatic Resources, including most fisheries […]

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Volcano Watch: Beyond volcanoes and earthquakes: USGS scientists study mosquito ecology on Hawai‘i Island

U.S. Geological Survey ecologists in Hawaii are studying the ecology of mosquito-borne disease in native birds, trying to understand how climate change might alter that disease system, and how we can reduce disease transmission.

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Retired judge Amano selected as hearings officer for Mauna Kea contested case

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announced today that retired Hawaii island circuit court judge Riki May Amano (Ret.) has been selected as the hearings officer to conduct the Mauna Kea contested case hearing relating to the application for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. DLNR Chairperson Suzanne Case issued a minute […]

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The Muliwai Trail can be seen zig-zagging up the Western wall of Waipio Valley where it leads to Waimanu Valley. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Mauliwai Trail and Waimanu Valley campgrounds reopen

The DLNR reopened the Muliwai hiking trail and the campground in Waimanu Valley following the reopening of the Waipio valley access road. The reopening is due to an extended period of no new reported cases of dengue fever in Waipio residents.

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halema‘uma‘u Crater reaches 8th anniversary

The ongoing eruption at Kīlauea Volcano’s summit began on March 19, 2008. Since that time, Island of Hawai‘i residents have had to cope with the challenges of increased vog and its effects.

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The County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management announces that the Puuanahulu Landfill in West Hawaii will be closed for the remainder of Thursday (March 10), due to heavy smoke from a smoldering fire at the green waste processing site. The fire is under control and will be monitored through the night. Puuanahulu Landfill is expected to reopen tomorrow at the regular time.

Puuanahulu Landfill in West Hawaii closed due to greenwaste fire

The County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management announces that the Puuanahulu Landfill in West Hawaii will be closed for the remainder of Thursday (March 10), due to heavy smoke from a smoldering fire at the green waste processing site. The fire is under control and will be monitored through the night. Puuanahulu Landfill is […]

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DOCARE names new isle branch chief

MEDIA RELEASE The officer who has been acting as DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), Hawaii Branch Chief for the past year and a half has been appointed permanently to the position. DOCARE Chief Thomas Friel said, “It is my honor and privilege to announce the selection of Lino Kamakau as DOCARE’s Hawaii […]

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(Hawaii 24/7 photo by Marian Stanton)

Kuamoo battlefield, burial grounds protected

MEDIA RELEASE Aloha Kuamoo Aina (AKA) and The Trust for Public Land have announced they successfully acquired the ancient Kuamoo battlefield and burial grounds on Hawaii Island south of Kona, 47 acres of makai land that is rich in history, cultural treasures, burial sites, and a portion of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail. Keola […]

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To help make the holidays, greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of the Environmental Management will again offer treecycling!
 
Between 12/26/15 and 1/17/16, residential customers may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of the County Solid Waste Division Facilities during normal business hours except for the Miloli’i and Ocean View Transfer  Stations.

Christmas tree recycling offered

To help make the holidays, greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of the Environmental Management will again offer treecycling! Between 12/26/15 and 1/17/16, residential customers may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of the County Solid Waste Division Facilities during normal business hours except for the […]

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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division would like to notify the public that the Hāwī (Ka‘auhuhu) Reuse Center will be closing due to the inability to find an operator for the center. The last day of operation will be January 31, 2016.

The Hawi Reuse Center in Kohala will be closing after January 2016

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division would like to notify the public that the Hāwī (Ka‘auhuhu) Reuse Center will be closing due to the inability to find an operator for the center. The last day of operation will be January 31, 2016.

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Rep Gabbard calls for labeling of GMO foods, votes against contrary act

On Thursday (July 23) Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted against H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, which would roll back years of progress in ensuring that food with genetically engineered ingredients is properly labeled.

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Protection of Hawaiiʻs Native Forest and Watersheds. DLNR Photo

Vandals destroy fencing protecting native plants from invasive animals, repairs to cost over $100K

Nearly two miles of ungulate proof fencing, surrounding the Pu’u Maka’ ala Natural Area Reserve (NAR), built in the early part of this decade, was recently cut and destroyed by vandals. Ungulate fencing is intended to keep feral goats, pigs and other invasive animals away from native plants.

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