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The Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve trailhead at the end of Captain's Drive/Ala Kapena Drive in Glenwood, Hawaii. Officially the trail is closed but hikers and hunters often enter the area. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Hikers are rescued from forest reserve in Volcano Sunday (Oct 26)

Fire/rescue crews answered an 11:34 a.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 26) for two lost hikers on the Captain’s Drive/Ala Kapena Drive trail in the Volcano area. Ground crews and Chopper One were dispatched for the search.

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Repairs to begin on Keauhou Harbor tsunami damage

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will begin construction Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Keauhou Small Boat Harbor on repairs to the last remaining areas damaged by the 2011 Japan tsunami. Construction is scheduled through Jan. 7, 2015. Project contractor is Drayko Construction, Inc. The total cost of this project is $428,000. […]

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Investigators, prosecutors, archaeologists obtain CSI experience

MEDIA RELEASE Anyone driving by an open field on the edge of downtown Hilo recently may have spotted several dozen people gathered around holes marked with yellow flags. This was the field exercise for an Archaeological Violation Class sponsored by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD). Combining two […]

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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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