Statement from William Aila, DLNR Chairperson

Posted on Aug 21, 2013 in Aquatic Resources, Main, News Releases

“We are deeply saddened to learn of Ms. Jana Lutteropp’s passing today. We join with Hawaii’s people to extend our deepest sympathy to her family and friends.

“As an island state, we are aware that we are all visitors in the natural environment that surrounds us, and that unfortunate incidents such as this one can occur. We are committed to furthering research efforts that will help guide effective management actions in the interest of safety.”

Deborah Ward
Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Information Specialist
Tel (808) 587-0320 Fax (808) 587-0390