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DLNR accelerating forest protection to secure water supply

MEDIA RELEASE More than 140,000 acres of forest lands in Hawaii are now being managed to conserve Hawaii’s forests thanks to funding provided by Governor Abercrombie’s “The Rain Follows the Forest” Watershed Initiative. That number will increase to more than 480,000 acres by the time projects currently funded are completed. The administration’s goal, announced in […]

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Governor releases $8.1M for watershed protection, management

Governor releases $8.1M for watershed protection, management

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $8.1 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) that protect and manage Hawaii’s watershed and water resources. “These CIP funds support my administration’s commitment to being responsible stewards of the environment, while also furthering the creation of local jobs as part of a […]

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Watershed restoration to reduce sediment input into coastal environment; work expected to begin in August

Federal stimulus $2.69M grant for Pelekane Bay watershed

Watershed restoration to reduce sediment input into coastal environment; work expected to begin in August

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Chamber conference: Summit to the Sea

MEDIA RELEASE Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce presents the fifth annual Environment & Natural Resources Conference: Summit to the Sea, focusing on the mauka watershed and coastal marine environment of West Hawaii. The conference is slated for 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at King Kamehemeha’s Kona Beach Hotel. The cost is $45 for chamber members […]

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