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The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement, Hawaii branch telephone lines (808-974-6207 and 974-6208) are experiencing technical difficulties and unable to receive calls. 
Anyone who needs to contact the DOCARE Hawaii Branch should call 808-974-6209.  It's not known how long it will take to make repairs and we will follow-up with an alert once the lines are operable.

DLNR having problems with phone lines, provide alternate phone number

The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement, Hawaii branch telephone lines (808-974-6207 and 974-6208) are experiencing technical difficulties and unable to receive calls. Anyone who needs to contact the DOCARE Hawaii Branch should call 808-974-6209. It’s not known how long it will take to make repairs and we will follow-up with an alert once […]

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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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Governor Ige commits to allow TMT construction to move forward

In a press conference Tuesday (May 26) Governor David Ige committed to allow the Thirty Meter Telescope construction to move ahead. Gov Ige also announced a plan for the future stewardship of Mauna Kea.

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Public hearing on proposed Kahaluu rules (April 29)

MEDIA RELEASE Heavy usage of Kahaluu Bay is prompting the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) to propose rule changes for specific ocean recreation activities in the bay. Proposed amendments to HAR § 13-256-152 include regulation of certification requirements for commercial surf instructors and to limit commercial surf instruction to four (4) permittees […]

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DLNR seeks comment on 2015 Outdoor Recreation Plan

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks in partnership with PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc., is inviting the public to review the draft of the 2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). The comprehensive recreation plan is updated every 5 years to assess Hawaii’s outdoor recreation trends, needs and […]

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More than 10,000 acres of forest now protected

MEDIA RELEASE More than 10,000 acres of native Hawaiian forest are now protected from development by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), U.S. Forest Service, and the Hokukano Ranch. This follows the recent acquisition of a 1,000-acre conservation easement in South Kona. The area known as the Kaawaloa Forest, together with the adjacent […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Island Branch announces the opening of the 2015 Spring Bearded Turkey Hunting Season on Sunday, March 1, 2015.  The spring season will run 31 consecutive days through Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Spring Bearded Turkey hunting season to begin Sunday (March 1)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Island Branch announces the opening of the 2015 Spring Bearded Turkey Hunting Season on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The spring season will run 31 consecutive days through Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

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Lei workshop and contest coming up for Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), Hawai‘i Island Natural Area Reserves (NARS), the Three Mountain Alliance (TMA), and the Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center are proud to present Kauluwehi, a juried lei art contest and exhibition celebrating the native species, Hawaiian culture, and sustainable picking practices on Hawai‘i Island. Kauluwehi 2014 features three […]

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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 rescued from hike to Pu‘u ‘O‘o Crater are cited for trespass

Two hikers who got lost in the state Kahauale‘a Natural Area Reserve (NAR) overnight while returning from a hike to Pu‘u ‘O‘o Crater were cited by Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers. They got lost while hiking and were rescued by the Hawaii County Fire Department […]

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Watershed forest protection supported by USDA grant

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the state Department of Land and Natural Resources is a recipient of more than $467,000 as part of a new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The program’s focus on public-private partnerships enables private companies, land owners, local communities and other non-government partners to keep lands resilient, […]

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Kua Bay is closed due to an unidentified object in the water, military investigating

Officers from the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), along with staff from the DLNR Division of State Parks, closed the Kua Bay section of Kekaha Kai (Kona Coast) State Park today after an unidentified object was found in the water.

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DLNR conducts sound test at proposed Puu Anahulu shooting range

William Aila: ‘We conducted this additional round of high-tech testing to try and develop a detailed model that will help inform sound mitigation effort’s that may be required to greatly reduce or eliminate impacts on surrounding populated areas’

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