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DLNR cautions ocean users that October is the peak month for shark incidents

“October is the month with the greatest number of shark bites,” said DAR Administrator Bruce Anderson. “We recommend ocean users exercise a little more caution this month especially, and also through the end of the year.

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A herd of wild sheep grazes at sunset on the old pahoehoe lava flats alongside the Saddle Road at Puu Huluhulu near Mauna Kea access road. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

DLNR to conduct feral sheep control in October, November and December

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids; staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting from helicopters for feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within palila critical habitat in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna […]

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Informational meeting in Kona for manta ray viewing rules Saturday (Sept 24)

A public information meeting will be held this Saturday to discuss new, proposed rules for the Makako Bay and Keauhou manta ray viewing sites in Kona. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Boating and Ocean Recreation Division (DOBOR) has scheduled the meeting on September 24, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at […]

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DLNR info meeting on Manta Ray viewing rules rescheduled to Saturday (Sept 24)

A public information meeting planned this weekend to discuss new, proposed rules for the Makako Bay and Keauhou manta ray viewing sites has been rescheduled due to the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Lester.

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Due to the uncertainty over the track of approaching Hurricane Lester, all Hawai‘i island, Maui, and O‘ahu State Park camping and lodging areas will be closed to overnight use beginning Friday, September 2 and will remain closed -- at minimum through Monday, September 5 -- until conditions warrant allowing these activities.

DLNR keeps areas closed due to Hurricane Lester’s approach

Due to the uncertainty over the track of approaching Hurricane Lester, all Hawai‘i island, Maui, and O‘ahu State Park camping and lodging areas will be closed to overnight use beginning Friday, September 2 and will remain closed — at minimum through Monday, September 5 — until conditions warrant allowing these activities.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is closing state forest and park areas on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Madeline.
 
DLNR is asking for the public’s cooperation with this announcement of area closures as the storm approaches.  Additional closures may follow over the week, and updates will be provided to news media and on the department’s website.

DLNR to close areas for arrival of Hurricane Madeline

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is closing state forest and park areas on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Madeline. DLNR is asking for the public’s cooperation with this announcement of area closures as the storm approaches. Additional closures may follow over the week, and […]

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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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DOCARE Chief Friel to resign Monday (June 27)

DLNR Chair Suzanne Case applauded the efforts of DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) Chief Thomas Friel in his brief tenure leading the agency. Case accepted Friel’s resignation, effective June 27. Friel joined DOCARE late last fall, after a long career in federal conservation resource law enforcement.

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Beginning on July 1, 2016, all vessel registration transfers in the State of Hawai‘i will require a notarized bill of sale to be presented to registering agency the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR).

DLNR/DOBOR to require notarized bill of sale to transfer vessel registrations

Beginning on July 1, 2016, all vessel registration transfers in the State of Hawai‘i will require a notarized bill of sale to be presented to registering agency the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR).

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DLNR seeks ID of man seen on camera who is suspected of placing rocks on Mauna Kea Access Road

Anyone who may have witnessed or have knowledge of rocks being placed on the Mauna Kea Access Road, late afternoon, on May 16, 2016, is asked to contact the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE).

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All seven members of the Hawai‘i Board of Land and Natural Resources (Board), in a decision released today, directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer for the Conservation Use District Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.

Retired Judge Amano to proceed as hearing officer for TMT case

All seven members of the Hawai‘i Board of Land and Natural Resources (Board), in a decision released today, directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer for the Conservation Use District Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and its Division of Boating and Recreation (DOBOR) announced today its decision to select the “no-action” option in a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings project.

DLNR decides to not add additional moorings at Keauhou Bay

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and its Division of Boating and Recreation (DOBOR) announced today its decision to select the “no-action” option in a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings project.

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