Tag Archive | "blnr"

Illustration of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

BLNR approves TMT on Mauna Kea

MEDIA RELEASE Friday marked another important step forward for the future of astronomical discovery and economic opportunity on Hawaii Island. The state Board of Land and Natural Resources announced it has granted a permit to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project to build and operate the next-generation observatory near the summit of Mauna Kea. With […]

Read the full story

Posted in Sci-TechComments (0)

GovAbercrombieBug

Governor announces nominees to Land Board, Water Commission

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the nominations of James A. Gomes to the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) and Kamanamaikalani Beamer, Ph.D. and Milton D. Pavao to the Commission of Water Resource Management (CWRM). Their 4-year terms are effective July 1, 2013, subject to state Senate confirmation. “Each of these nominees […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Hunters encouraged to help control axis deer

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Land and Natural Resources has voted to authorize a declaration that will allow licensed hunters on the island of Hawaii to control axis deer (Axis axis) without the requirement of a special permit. Prior to Friday’s vote, hunting deer on the Big Island would have required a special permit because […]

Read the full story

Posted in Hunting, SportsComments (9)

dlnr-bug

Land Board revokes Hawaii Pack and Paddle permit

MEDIA RELEASE The state Board of Land and Natural Resources has voted unanimously at its bi-weekly business meeting, to approve a recommendation by the Hawaii Division of State Parks to terminate the revocable permit of Hawaii Pack and Paddle LLC to conduct commercial tours via kayak to the historic Kaawaloa Flats section of Kealakekua Bay […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Governor Neil Abercrombie signed House Bill 1038 which raises the retirement age for certain new employees to 60 years-old and most others to 65 years-old. The number of years to be 'vested' rises from five to 10 years. A dozen other bills were also signed into law by Abercrombie.

Governor raises retirement age to deal with dwindling pension fund

Governor Neil Abercrombie signed House Bill 1038 which raises the retirement age for certain new employees to 60 years-old and most others to 65 years-old. The number of years to be ‘vested’ rises from five to 10 years. A dozen other bills were also signed into law by Abercrombie.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

The Board of Land and Natural Resources listened to public testimony both for and against the Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan sub-plans Thursday (March 25) at Imiloa Astronomy Center and voted 6-0 to accept the plans.

BLNR approves four Mauna Kea CMP sub-plans

The Board of Land and Natural Resources listened to public testimony both for and against the Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan sub-plans Thursday (March 25) at Imiloa Astronomy Center and voted 6-0 to accept the plans.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, NewsComments (0)

"Plan B" to improve state recreational infrastructure

“Plan B” to improve state recreational infrastructure

  MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Land and Natural Resources unanimously has approved the “Back to Basics” plan, or “Plan B.” The plan paves the way for the state to move forward on much-needed repair and maintenance to Hawaii’s recreational infrastructure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources will adopt and phase-in model repair and […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

The Board of Land and Natural Resources received oral and written comments during a public meeting at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Wednesday and Thursday and make the decision to approve the Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan.

Mauna Kea CMP approved at BLNR meeting in Hilo

The Board of Land and Natural Resources received oral and written comments during a public meeting at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Wednesday and Thursday and make the decision to approve the Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan.

Read the full story

Posted in Environment, Featured, Sci-TechComments (0)

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast