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03/24/17 – Keanae Arboretum Temporary Closure March 29 and 30 for Removal of Fallen TreesPosted on March 24, 2017 in Closure: Trail, Forestry & Wildlife, News Releases, Trail
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife will briefly close the Keanae Arboretum for two days, on Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30, 2017. This closure will allow a contractor to safely remove trees that recently fell across the trail within the arboretum. The arboretum will reopen on Friday March 31.
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03/23/17 – Waihe‘e Ridge Trail Closes for Final Stage of Improvements and Observation PlatformsPosted on March 23, 2017 in Closure: Trail, Forestry & Wildlife, News Releases, Trails
The popular 2.5 mile Waihe‘e ridge trail that climbs the windward slope of the west Maui mountains is again closed through April 7 to allow completion of improvements for increased public safety through surface improvements, drainage upgrades, and vegetative management.
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03/21/17 – Camp 10 Access Road and Bridges to Reopen Early After Replacement Construction is FinishedPosted on March 21, 2017 in News Releases, State Parks, Trails
A project to replace three (3) bridges along the Mohihi-Camp 10 Access Road in the Kokee State Park has finished two months ahead of schedule. The road and bridges will reopen for public use by four-wheel drive vehicles on Friday March 24, 2017
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03/10/17 – Rewards for Information on Monk Seal Killings Tops $50,000Posted on March 13, 2017 in Alert, DOCARE, News Releases
Local and national non-profit and non-governmental organizations are offering $50,000 for information about the killings of five Hawaiian seals, with the February suspicious death of seal R4DP near ‘Ele‘ele on Kaua‘i making the matter even more urgent. Since 2011, these groups have offered $10,000 rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people involved in the killing of Hawaiian monk seals.
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03/06/17 – Suspicious Death of Endangered Monk Seal Under InvestigationPosted on March 6, 2017 in Alert, DOCARE, News Releases
An oft-spotted, fifteen-year-old endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal, known as R4DP was found dead on a beach near ʻEleʻele on February 23, 2017. Officers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) and from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) are investigating the female seal’s death as suspicious, as it had injuries “inconsistent with any natural cause of death associated with wild monk seals.”
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