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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

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 we already work closely with him and the Office of State Planning on climate change, ocean resources, and other important natural resource management issues. He is a natural fit for the First Deputy position.”

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DLNR offers lottery drawing for feral cattle control in Hilo

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will be extending opportunities for special public access to the Hilo Restricted Watershed for the control of feral cattle.

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DLNR Outdoor Recreation Plan meetings coming up February 18 & 27

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks in partnership with PBR HAWAII, invites the public to informational meetings about the 2014 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).

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DLNR holds statewide comprehensive outdoor recreation plan meetings

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks, invites the public to informational meetings about the 2014 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) in February. Big Island meetings set for February 18 and 27, 2014.

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Unusual corals discovered off the Kona coast

A coral species new to the main Hawaiian Islands has been discovered in West Hawaii by a research team of divers from the state DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources.

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Division of Aquatic Resources launches fishing license website

MEDIA RELEASE With the new year, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) launched a newly recast and mobile-friendly freshwater fishing license website. Facilitated by Abercrombie Administration efforts to modernize and transform state technology infrastructure, this online resource allows Hawaii residents and non-residents to purchase a license required to [...]

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Jason Scott Lee featured in effort to save the palila

Robert Stephens: ‘What makes palila special is that they are a classic example of the spectacular evolutionary process that occurred in the remoteness of the Hawaiian Island’

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Hearings on proposed rule changes to stony coral, live rock

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold statewide public hearings to amend Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) relating to stony coral and live rock. The proposed amendments would clarify what activities constitute “damage” to stony coral and live rock, and establish a formula for calculating administrative penalties for such violations. The hearings [...]

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Applications sought for state Forest Stewardship Committee

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources is inviting applications from interested persons to become members of an advisory committee for the Forest Stewardship Program. The Forest Stewardship Advisory Committee (FSAC) will have several open seats in early 2014 and is making applications available for anyone who is interested in applying. The Forest [...]

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State critical of TV show misrepresenting hunting

MEDIA RELEASE In response to The History Channel’s new series “American Jungle,” the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), as well as representatives of hunting, animal protection and film agencies in Hawaii, find the series’ depiction of hunting activities on the Island of Hawaii to be inaccurate, offensive, and in some cases, potentially illegal. [...]

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