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DLNR executive summary, Dec. 2010

DLNR executive summary, Dec. 2010

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii residents and visitors flock to our state parks, trails, cabins, small boat harbors and campgrounds to spend time with their families and friends in open, beautiful spaces and utilize the small, local businesses operating in these places. But if our residents, small businesses and tourism industry rely upon these places, how come […]

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Hawai‘i County’s public parks, gyms and other facilities are safe for public use, said Robert Fitzgerald, director of the Department of Parks and Recreation. An article in Saturday’s Hawai‘i Tribune-Herald (2/20/10) may have given readers a different impression.

County parks are safe for public use

Hawai‘i County’s public parks, gyms and other facilities are safe for public use, said Robert Fitzgerald, director of the Department of Parks and Recreation. An article in Saturday’s Hawai‘i Tribune-Herald (2/20/10) may have given readers a different impression.

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Parks staff prepare to launch online permit system

Parks staff prepare to launch online permit system

No camping or lodging permits will be issued on Maui, Kauai or Hawaii on Feb. 9 due to staff training session MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks is preparing for the launch in the next few months of a new online camping and lodging reservation and permit […]

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La‘aloa Beach Park (aka Magic Sands) Parking Lot will be closed on Tuesday, January 5, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., while employees work to replace the existing lifeguard tower. The County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the general maintenance schedule for ‘Āhalanui Park, Isaac Hale Memorial Park, Kahalu‘u Beach Park and Spencer Park at ‘Ōhai‘ula Beach for the calendar year 2010.

County parks repair and maintenance schedule announced

La‘aloa Beach Park (aka Magic Sands) Parking Lot will be closed on Tuesday, January 5, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., while employees work to replace the existing lifeguard tower. The County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the general maintenance schedule for ‘Āhalanui Park, Isaac Hale Memorial Park, Kahalu‘u Beach Park and Spencer […]

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As part of DLNR’s ongoing efforts to upgrade and modernize state parks and other outdoor recreational facilities statewide, the department will use the funds to design renewable energy sources to power park facilities such as water system pumps, sewer system pumps, booster pumps, trail lighting and rental cabins and kitchens. The funds will also be used to design renewable energy sources for facilities at various state parks and Mauna Kea State Recreation Area on Hawai‘i.  Construction of a pilot project may include one or more of these parks as funding will allow.

Governor Lingle releases $1M for energy efficiency improvements at state parks

As part of DLNR’s ongoing efforts to upgrade and modernize state parks and other outdoor recreational facilities statewide, the department will use the funds to design renewable energy sources to power park facilities such as water system pumps, sewer system pumps, booster pumps, trail lighting and rental cabins and kitchens. The funds will also be […]

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DLNR working on Recreational Renaissance 'Plan B'

DLNR working on Recreational Renaissance ‘Plan B’

MEDIA RELEASE From the Department of Land and Natural Resources: Aloha, As you know we’ve been working on a “Plan B” so we can take care of our state recreational places.  Thanks for your patience! We have developed our Recreational Renaissance “Plan B – Back to Basics” which will be presented before the Board of […]

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DLNR: fireworks and alcohol are not permitted in state parks, forest and harbors

DLNR: fireworks and alcohol are not permitted in state parks, forest and harbors

MEDIA RELEASE July 4 holiday safety reminders from DLNR: Fireworks, alcohol not permitted in state parks, forests and harbors Keep safe distances away from fireworks displays HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public about safety prohibitions regarding July 4 celebrations statewide. “To protect both people and natural resources […]

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County parks getting hazardous materials inspections

County parks getting hazardous materials inspections

MEDIA RELEASE County Department of Parks and Recreation facilities are being inspected for hazardous materials under a program initiated by the County in July 2008. The inspections were begun island-wide last year to develop a catalog of information about hazardous materials in department facilities to be used in conjunction with future construction projects. A second […]

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Lingle releases $250,000 for park energy improvements

Lingle releases $250,000 for park energy improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle has released $250,000 to improve the energy efficiency of state parks and Department of Land and Natural Resources facilities on the Big Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. This project is in addition to the $1.87 billion public infrastructure construction plan unveiled by Lingle in December 2008 to stimulate the economy […]

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State launches park "Recreational Renaissance"

State launches park “Recreational Renaissance”

MEDIA RELEASE    Reflecting a focus on restoring and preserving Hawaii’s state parks, trails and ocean recreation facilities, the Lingle-Aiona Administration lat week announced a comprehensive, statewide plan to reinvigorate Hawaii’s natural resources. Under the leadership of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the “Recreational Renaissance” initiative aims to provide for a re-birth of […]

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Akaka Falls State Park closed for improvements

Akaka Falls State Park closed for improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Akaka Falls State Park will be closed through Friday, Dec. 12 for the installation of concrete sidewalks and stairways as part of the final phase of safety improvements. The park’s features include lookouts at Akaka Falls and Kahuna Falls, a 0.4-mile loop footpath connecting the two lookouts, and a landscape of tropical plants […]

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