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A DOCARE Officer at MacKenzie State Recreation Area. DLNR Photo

Total cited by DOCARE in lava evacuation area rises to 82

Two more people have been cited by officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) for being in an East Rift Zone Eruption closed area. Wednesday morning at approximately 10:00 am at Pohoiki two individuals were cited for loitering in a disaster area. Hawaii County Fire Department initially spotted the pair and […]

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Web-based land inventory system available to the public on June 29, 2018

The central Public Land Trust Information System (PLTIS) available only to State and County agencies since January 2015 becomes accessible to anyone tomorrow, June 29, 2018. The online site is found at pltis.hawaii.gov

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A DOCARE Officer at MacKenzie State Recreation Area. DLNR Photo

DLNR cites Russian man flying a drone in the Kilauea eruption area

On Thursday (June 28), Mr. Roman V. Andryushkin, a 43-year-old man, of Russia was contacted while in a closed disaster area near the Nanawale Forest Reserve & Lava Tree State Park. Informants in the area who had proper permission to be in the area, reported that Andryushkin was seen operating a Red colored Drone while […]

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A DOCARE Officer at MacKenzie State Recreation Area. DLNR Photo

Four men cited by DOCARE in Kilauea eruption disaster area

Four more people have been cited by officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement for being in an East Rift Zone Eruption closed area. Monday afternoon at about 4:45, four men were spotted by DOCARE officers in an area north of MacKenzie State Recreation Area. All four were cited on two charges: […]

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Endangered species protected under an agreement between government & Kamehameha Schools

The State of Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kamehameha Schools (KS) signed a historic agreement today to promote the recovery of 32 federally-endangered species and one threatened species on the Island of Hawaiʻi.

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The Kīlauea eruption has forever destroyed the Waiopae Tidepools Marine Life Conservation District

The loss of Waiopae is extremely significant. The East Rift Zone Eruption event is keeping two State parks closed and a forest reserve closed and is adding new acreage to what is now State unencumbered land.

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A DOCARE Officer at MacKenzie State Recreation Area. DLNR Photo

Two Hilo residents cited by DOCARE officers for being in lava evacuation area

DOCARE reports 32-year old Alexander White and 41-year old Ruth Moss were cited in the closed area at the bottom of Highway 137 near MacKenzie State Recreation Area. They were with two children and were observed walking along the shoreline at Coconut Grove on Saturday at 12:45 p.m.

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A DOCARE Officer at MacKenzie State Recreation Area. DLNR Photo

Six more people cited in closed lower east rift zone

The officer who cited the pair today said they were wearing respirators and said they were enticed by social media postings which continue to show others illegally entering the evacuation zone to photograph or tape active lava flows. DOCARE officers report many of the people cited claim they did not know they were in a […]

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Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a

DLNR Hunter Education Program field seminar open for registration

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Hunter Education Program will be holding a field seminar at Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This seminar is intended to promote hunting access and participation through an introductory orientation and overview of the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve and […]

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A DOCARE Officer at MacKenzie State Recreation Area. DLNR Photo

DOCARE cites 12 people illegally in the Kilauea eruption evacuated area, they also face fines and jail time

The urge to get up close and personal to lava during the current Kilauea eruption is not only unsafe but people who get caught now potentially face steep fines and jail time. Earlier this month Governor David Ige issued a supplemental proclamation which provides fines of up to $5,000 and potentially a year in jail […]

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Pu‘u Nene Cinder cone. DLNR Photo

DLNR allows cinder harvesting from site once used to gather simulated Martian soil

Recent volcanic eruptions on the Big Island have forced the sole source of black cinder to vacate its harvesting plant, jeopardizing the island’s tropical floral business, a major economic industry in East Hawaiʻi. These businesses provide plants and flowers to flower and lei shops and stores for sale statewide and out-of-state exports.

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At least 25 people cited by DOCARE for being in the evacuated Kilauea eruption area

Seven more people were cited Wednesday night by officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) for loitering in a closed area. Like eighteen people previously cited, the seven allegedly bypassed established check-points or were found in closed areas. Two Puna residents were cited at Bryson Cinder Quarry, past the Papaya Farms […]

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People cited for being in the mandatory evacuation area in Lower Puna. DOCARE Photo

DOCARE cites eight people Saturday (June 2) venturing into evacuated lower Puna

Another warning today for people to stop sneaking around check-points in Lower Puna to try and get close to active lava flows. Saturday officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) cited an additional eight people for loitering in a disaster area under Hawai‘i County Code. This brings to 18, the number […]

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Violators of eruption area closures are cited by DOCARE officers

Officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) and other law enforcement agencies have adopted a zero-tolerance policy toward anyone who violates closures in the disaster area associated with the current eruption of Kilauea and associated lava flows.

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