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Singer on DLNR proposal on wildlife destruction

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BLNR approves mandatory boater safety course

BLNR approves mandatory boater safety course

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) has approved a new boating rule that requires boat operators to complete a boating safety course to operate a power driven vessel in state waters. Testimony in support of the rule was received from long-time boaters as well as from boating safety instructors from the […]

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BLNR to consider new boater safety requirement (July 27)

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) at its next regular meeting Friday, July 27, will consider adoption of a proposed new boating rule that would require boat operators to complete a boating safety course to operate a power driven vessel in state waters. The public is invited to sign up to […]

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BLNR approves Thirty Meter Telescope, contested case hearing

BLNR approves Thirty Meter Telescope, contested case hearing

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The state Board of Land and Natural Resources has unanimously approved a permit to build the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. The board, which met Friday on Oahu, also OK’d a request by opponents for a contested case hearing. No date has been announced. Opponents have said the […]

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Coral reef protection projects awarded funding

Coral reef protection projects awarded funding

MEDIA RELEASE Two community environmental groups are planning projects to protect Hawaii’s coral reefs, using substantial donations as a result of a recent settlement for coral damage that was approved by the Board of Land and Natural Resources. The state’s Makai Watch Program and Malama Kai Foundation will share a $130,000 donation that was part […]

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Office of Mauna Kea Management presents plans on public access, decommissioning

Final open house Thursday on Mauna Kea plans

Office of Mauna Kea Management presents plans on public access, decommissioning

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Hawaiians appeal BLNR's Mauna Kea decision

Hawaiians appeal BLNR’s Mauna Kea decision

MEDIA RELEASE Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners, conservationists, and concerned citizens have filed suit in the Third Circuit Court to uphold their right to challenge the adequacy of the state’s management on the sacred summit of Mauna Kea.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources improperly denied the request for a contested case hearing made by […]

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Land Board OKs Ala Kahakai Trail pact

Land Board OKs Ala Kahakai Trail pact

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Land and Natural Resources has approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Park Service and the County of Hawaii for cooperative management of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail. The “Ala Kahakai” is a proposed 175-mile system of coastal trails (ala loa) that connect historic shoreline communities, national, […]

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