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05/23/17 – Anticipated “King Tides” Merit Watchful Preparation, Opportunity for ‘Citizen Science’ ObservationsPosted on May 25, 2017 in Alert, Main, News Releases, OCCL
An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21. The Hawaii Sea Grant Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience, and Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System together at the University of Hawaii have been tracking unusual high tide levels and are advising that the state will likely continue to experience unusually high tide levels throughout the summer.
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05/16/17 – Firefighters Battle Burning Brush, Strong Winds at Waimea Heights FirePosted on May 16, 2017 in Forestry & Wildlife, Natural Area Reserves, News Releases, slider, State Parks, Trail, Trails
State and county wildfire fighting crews today continued to work to establish a control perimeter around a fire that is burning between the 800 to 1,500-foot elevation at the western edge of Waimea Canyon, amid grassland and haole koa shrubs.
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05/15/17 – Repairs to Close Main Parking Lot at Ha‘ena State Park on May 19Posted on May 15, 2017 in Closure: Trail, News Releases, State Parks
The main parking lot at Ha‘ena State Park will be closed all day on Friday, May 19 to complete an ongoing maintenance project, as well as tree trimming and removal of ironwood trees adjacent to the parking lot.
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05/14/17 – 17 People Arrested for Closed Area Violations at KalalauPosted on May 14, 2017 in Closure: Trail, DOCARE, News Releases, slider, Trail
Seventeen people were arrested at the Kalalau Section of the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, during a pair of law enforcement sweeps earlier this week. Officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) arrested people without valid permits for being in a closed area. They believe among the 17, were three people who’d been illegally residing in Kalalau Valley for long periods of time.
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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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