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10/7/18 – MANOA FALLS TRAIL & AIHUALAMA TRAIL REOPEN TOMORROWPosted on October 7, 2018 in Alert, Forestry & Wildlife, Main, News Releases, slider, Trail, Trails
(Honolulu) - Following the rockslide event more than two weeks ago, the Manoa Falls Trail and Aihualama Trail reopen tomorrow, Monday, October 8, 2018. The trails also reopen to commercial tour vendors on Monday.
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10/2/18 – AGGRESSIVE STRAIN OF RAPID ʻŌHIʻA DEATH DETECTED AT KALŌPĀ STATE RECREATION AREAPosted on October 2, 2018 in Alert, Forestry & Wildlife, Invasive Species, Natural Area Reserves, News Releases, slider
(Hilo) – During a regularly scheduled quarterly aerial assessment of forests on Hawai‘i island in late July, spotters detected more trees “symptomatic” for the presence of C. lukuohia, the fungus more commonly known as Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. These trees are in the Kalōpā State Recreation Area on the Hamakua Coast and after the helicopter surveys utilizing digital mobile sketch mapping (DMSM), ground crews from the Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC) followed up by taking ground samples.
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09/24/18 – FOUR MEN CITED FOR ENTERING THE CLOSED MANOA FALLS TRAILPosted on September 23, 2018 in Alert, Closure: Trail, DOCARE, Forestry & Wildlife, News Releases, slider, Trail, Trails
(Manoa) – Over the course of eight hours today, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) contacted and educated more than 100 people concerning the current Manoa Falls Trail closure.
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09/13/18- UPDATE ON STATUS OF STATE FOREST AND STATE PARK REOPENINGS/CLOSURES POST-OLIVIAPosted on September 13, 2018 in Alert, Forestry & Wildlife, Main, Natural Area Reserves, News Releases, State Parks, Trail, Trails
DLNR encourages people to remain vigilant for hazards associated with wind and heavy rainfall. Please report any downed trees, or trail washouts, etc. on the Division of Forestry and Wildlife Na Ala Hele Trails website at
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09/10/18 – STATE PARKS AND FORESTS CLOSING IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE OLIVIAPosted on September 10, 2018 in Alert, Boating & Ocean Recreations, Closure: Trail, Forestry & Wildlife, Hunter Ed, Main, Natural Area Reserves, News Releases, slider, State Parks, Trail, Trails
(Honolulu) – All Hawai‘i island and Maui Nui lands under the jurisdiction of the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) are closing at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.  The closures are in advance of Hurricane Olivia which is approaching Hawai‘i now.  DLNR Chair Suzanne Case explained, “This is standard operating procedure for our publicly accessible lands and is a prudent approach to keep everyone out of harm’s way during these hurricanes and tropical storm events. We know it may be an inconvenience for people, particularly those who have camping permits, but our top priority is keeping everyone…staff and visitors’ safe until the storm has passed.”
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