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DLNR closes park, forest areas ahead of Wali

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the following closures of state park and forest areas over the weekend as a safety precaution due to the anticipated arrival of a tropical weather system that may bring heavy rains and possible flash flooding to the island chain. Based upon the latest advisory […]

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The Fire Department responded to a 12:20 p.m. alarm Monday (June 30) to Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo when a foamy white substance was seen along the shoreline and in the water.

Strange white foam seen along Hilo shoreline determined to be algae

The Fire Department responded to a 12:20 p.m. alarm Monday (June 30) to Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo when a foamy white substance was seen along the shoreline and in the water.

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With just less than six months to go before Hawaii’s new mandatory education law for boaters is to be enforced, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) would like to inform boaters that there is still ample time and multiple ways to become compliant. 

Beginning Nov. 10, 2014, all individuals who operate a motorized vessel in Hawaii’s state waters must have taken a boating safety course and be able to show proof of certification.

Mandatory boater education law to be enforced in November 2014

With just less than six months to go before Hawaii’s new mandatory education law for boaters is to be enforced, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) would like to inform boaters that there is still ample time and multiple ways to become compliant. Beginning Nov. 10, 2014, all individuals who operate a motorized […]

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Koloa Maoli (Hawaiian Duck) Photo courtesy of DLNR

The Koloa Project started for endangered Hawaiian Duck

To address the koloa’s future, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is collaborating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Hawaii Pacific Studies Cooperative Unit on The Koloa Project.

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DLNR reminds public to not disturbe sea turtles

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public to respect Hawai‘i’s sea turtles by viewing these protected animals responsibly. The two types of sea turtles most frequently observed in nearshore waters in Hawai‘i are the green sea turtle (honu) and hawksbill (‘ea) sea turtle. Local residents and visitors enjoy being able […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is inviting applications from interested person for vacant seats on the Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program Advisory Council on Hawaii Island.

Applications being taken for Na Ala Hele Trails advisory council

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is inviting applications from interested person for vacant seats on the Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program Advisory Council on Hawaii Island.

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American Forests’ releases spring 2014 National Register of Big Trees

Wiliwili tree crowned largest for its species

American Forests’ releases spring 2014 National Register of Big Trees

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Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers cited the owner of a 47-foot sailing vessel in Kailua Bay on Friday, May 2, for damage caused to coral reef by the vessel’s anchor chain. Approximately 80 feet of chain was in the water, with about 30 to 40 feet in the coral.

DLNR cites boat in Kona for damage to coral caused by anchor chain

Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers cited the owner of a 47-foot sailing vessel in Kailua Bay on Friday, May 2, for damage caused to coral reef by the vessel’s anchor chain. Approximately 80 feet of chain was in the water, with about 30 to 40 […]

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DLNR announces changes to coral, live rock rules

DLNR announces changes to coral, live rock rules

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources has announced that amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 13-95, Rules Regulating the Taking and Selling of Certain Marine Resources, will take effect Thursday, May 1, 2014. The purpose of the amendments is to strengthen the rules and stiffen penalties for intentional or negligent large-scale damage […]

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DLNR accelerating forest protection to secure water supply

MEDIA RELEASE More than 140,000 acres of forest lands in Hawaii are now being managed to conserve Hawaii’s forests thanks to funding provided by Governor Abercrombie’s “The Rain Follows the Forest” Watershed Initiative. That number will increase to more than 480,000 acres by the time projects currently funded are completed. The administration’s goal, announced in […]

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DLNR to conduct animal control in Mauna Kea area

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife 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.

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Jesse Souki named as DLNR First Deputy to replace Esther Kia‘aina

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) welcomes Jesse Souki, director of the State Office of Planning, as its First Deputy, effective March 10, 2014. DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr., said in announcing Souki’s appointment, “We look forward to welcoming Jesse to our DLNR ‘ohana. He knows our leadership team very well as […]

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