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Hawaii receives $8M for Sportsmen & Conservation Funds

Tuesday (March 20), the U.S. Department of the Interior announced $8,304,999 in funding to Hawaii to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects. The announcement is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going to state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration (PRDJ) acts. […]

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Water conservation notice issued due to breakdown of Honokohau Well

Due to the breakdown of the Honokohau Well, Department of Water Supply customers in the affected area are now under a Water Conservation status. Water Conservation calls for a voluntary 10% reduction in water use.

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Hawaii Forest Legacy program looks for new projects

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is seeking new projects for its Hawai‘i Forest Legacy Program to protect important working forest lands from the threat of conversion to non-forest uses. The federal Forest Legacy Program, administrated through DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife, is accepting grant applications for conservation acquisition assistance […]

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Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program, wants to help residents achieve energy savings in their homes by incentivizing them to turn in old refrigerators or freezers, and to use compact fluorescent lights (CFLs).

Starting today, Hawaii Energy will pick up and recycle old working refrigerators or freezers for free and pay cash for eliminating those old units.

Hawaii residents can cash-in on old refrigerators and freezers

Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program, wants to help residents achieve energy savings in their homes by incentivizing them to turn in old refrigerators or freezers, and to use compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). Starting today, Hawaii Energy will pick up and recycle old working refrigerators or freezers for free and pay cash […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Legacy Land Conservation Program will award four grants to nonprofit organizations and county agencies for the protection of lands having important cultural, natural, and agricultural resources.

Big Island to receive $2.6M for North Kohala land aquisitions

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Legacy Land Conservation Program will award four grants to nonprofit organizations and county agencies for the protection of lands having important cultural, natural, and agricultural resources.

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This is a reminder of the Water Conservation Notice in effect for the affected areas above due to decreased rainfall amounts and earthquake damaged storage still under repair for the area.

Residents in the affected areas listed above are asked to conserve water until the rainfall increases, and the reservoirs are repaired. This Water Conservation Notice is a request for voluntary 10% reduction in daily use.

Water conservation notice for areas of South Kohala and Hamakua

This is a reminder of the Water Conservation Notice in effect for the affected areas above due to decreased rainfall amounts and earthquake damaged storage still under repair for the area. Residents in the affected areas listed above are asked to conserve water until the rainfall increases, and the reservoirs are repaired. This Water Conservation […]

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Hawai‘i farmers and ranchers who have enrolled in a joint state and federal program to establish conservation easements that promote restoration of degraded agricultural lands and sustainable land management practices, are invited to submit requests for reimbursements to the Hawai‘i Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). The reimbursements are intended to support the continued efforts of nonprofits and landowners interested in conservation easements throughout the state.

State reimburses farmers and ranchers for conservation easements to protect significant natural resources

Hawai‘i farmers and ranchers who have enrolled in a joint state and federal program to establish conservation easements that promote restoration of degraded agricultural lands and sustainable land management practices, are invited to submit requests for reimbursements to the Hawai‘i Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). The […]

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History and conservation go hand-in-hand during a day hike through 32,733 acres of native rainforest habitat

Visit Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge with Jack Jeffrey (Jan. 23)

History and conservation go hand-in-hand during a day hike through 32,733 acres of native rainforest habitat

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Five projects approved for legacy land conservation program funding

Five projects approved for legacy land conservation program funding

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The Legacy Land Conservation Program (LLCP) will convey approximately $3.3 million from the State Land Conservation Fund for land acquisition projects to protect Hawai‘i’s unique and valuable resources. Five State and nonprofit applicants will receive grant funds for the permanent protection of lands having cultural, archeological and natural resource values. “I am […]

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Partnership to protect native forest on Mauna Loa

MEDIA RELEASE HILO — The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will soon be adding a 1,336-acre parcel (Kukuau I) of forest land on the windward slopes of Mauna Loa into the state’s Forest Reserve System. The Hawaii Island Land Trust and private landowners completed this conservation acquisition in an effort to reduce forest […]

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