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Spring Bearded Turkey Season to open Thursday (March 1)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of the 2018 spring bearded turkey hunting season on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Sunday, April 15, 2018. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below. The season length, bag […]

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Tangle of old fishing lines and debris washes ashore at Kamilo Point

Largest single mass in this year’s unprecedented arrival of debris in Hawai‘i

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Hawaii wildlife conservation stamp contest seeks art entries for 2018-19

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking entries in an art contest to depict a Game Mammal and Game Bird for its 2018-2019 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp. The conservation stamp is required on the Hawai‘i state hunting license, and the game bird stamp is […]

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Island ranching is the theme of the 2018 DLNR Historic Preservation Calendar

With their vast expanses of grasslands reaching to the horizon across hundreds of acres, fences, and paniolo tending to flocks of grazing animals, the ranches of Hawaii have played an impactful role in the evolving history of Hawaii’s economy, industry, transportation, environment, culture and fashion.

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‘Ama‘ama (Striped Mullet) fishing season ends Friday (Dec 1)

Spawning season is here for ‘ama‘ama (striped mullet), which puts the popular nearshore fish off-limits from December through March. “‘Ama‘ama are about to enter their peak spawning season,” said Bruce Anderson, DLNR’s Division of Aquatic Resources administrator. “During this time, they congregate in large numbers. This increases their vulnerability to fishing pressure. Protecting ‘ama‘ama while […]

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DLNR urges residents to turn-off unneeded lights to protect seabirds

It’s Fall in Hawai‘i, and once again time to watch out for the “fallout” of young seabirds on our islands. At this time of year, native Hawaiian seabirds become disoriented by artificial lights during their maiden flights from their burrows out to sea.

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Mauna Kea hunting areas restricted for DLNR animal control project

The next animal control dates are September 13 and 14, 2017. Public access to Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve, Palila Mitigation Lands, the Ka‘ohe Game Management Area and Mauna Kea Hunter Access Road will be restricted and allowed BY PERMIT ONLY for animal salvage purposes.

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DLNR to conduct feral ram and goat hunt at Puuwaawaa

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife will conduct an ungulate control program at Puu Waawaa Mauka (above Mamalahoa Highway), during three consecutive weekends in September: Labor Day weekend Sept. 2-4, Sept. 9 and 10, and Sept. 16 and 17. During these dates hiking will not be permitted.

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As summer draws to a close and Labor Day weekend beckons for outdoor activities, the Department of Land and Natural Resources wants to encourage everyone, especially those with pets, to practice safe fun in the sun. Help protect our natural environment and always properly dispose of any trash on land and sea.

DLNR wants folks to stay safe while enjoying the Labor Day weekend

As summer draws to a close and Labor Day weekend beckons for outdoor activities, the Department of Land and Natural Resources wants to encourage everyone, especially those with pets, to practice safe fun in the sun. Help protect our natural environment and always properly dispose of any trash on land and sea.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017.  The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Aupuni Center Conference Room, located at 101 Pauahi Street in Hilo, Hawai‘i.

DLNR to hold public info meeting in Hilo about sea level rise Thursday (Aug 17)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Aupuni Center Conference Room, located at 101 Pauahi Street in Hilo, Hawai‘i.

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Grants from the State of Hawai‘i Land Conservation Fund support efforts by state agencies, counties, and nonprofit land conservation organizations to acquire land and protect resources for public benefit. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), through its Legacy Land Conservation Program, seeks applications from these partners for grants to preserve – forever -- land that has natural, environmental, recreational, scenic, cultural, agricultural production, or historic value, including park and trail systems that provide access to such land.

Grants available from Hawaii Land Conservation Fund

Grants from the State of Hawai‘i Land Conservation Fund support efforts by state agencies, counties, and nonprofit land conservation organizations to acquire land and protect resources for public benefit. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), through its Legacy Land Conservation Program, seeks applications from these partners for grants to preserve – forever — […]

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DLNR/DOCARE Enforcement of trespass on the White Road trail in Waimea, Hawaii Island. Photos courtesy of DLNR

Over 60 people cited for trespass on White Road hike in Waimea

More than 60 hikers were either cited or warned Saturday (July 8) for trespass into the closed Kohala Forest Reserve on Hawai‘i island.

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DLNR releases reporting app for iOS, Android and web users

Last weekend a man sent DLNR Chair Suzanne Case photographs of two hammerhead sharks, left dead near the He‘eia Small Boat Harbor on Windward O‘ahu. It’s impossible to determine how they died. Were they hooked and discarded? Were they caught up in a net? Did someone kill them illegally? This is exactly the kind of […]

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Graffitti found at Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve. DLNR Photo.

Graffiti found at Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is requesting the public’s assistance in providing information related to a criminal investigation of Prohibited Activities in a Natural Area Reserve (NAR).

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