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LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public hearing this Friday to adopt a new chapter under the Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) relating to the establishment of the Ha‘ena Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area (Ha‘ena CBSFA).

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release September 24, 2014 BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONSIDER ADOPTING NEW RULES FOR MAUI FISHING BAG AND SIZE LIMITS. HONOLULU —   The Board of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) on Friday will consider ...
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HONOLULU –The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in collaboration with East Honolulu’s Holy Nativity School, announces a free Project Learning Tree (PLT) Pre-K-6 workshop open to all O‘ahu educators. The workshop will take place Sept. 27, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Holy Nativity School in ‘Aina Haina.

HONOLULU –The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), along with its consultant, Townscape, Inc., invites Makaha Valley community members to attend and provide feedback at a public meeting next week that will present recommended flood mitigation projects for Makaha Valley.

LIHUE, KAUAI –To facilitate planned paving and repair work, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will close the trailer parking area and boat launch ramp at Port Allen Small Boat Harbor from 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, to 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26.

HONOLULU –The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has begun work to complete the Fort Ruger Pathway on the exterior slopes of Diamond Head State Monument. A groundbreaking ceremony for phase two of the pathway improvements was held today at the park, led by Board of Land and Natural Resources Chairperson William Aila, Jr., and attended by legislators and representatives of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), Kapiolani Community College, Diamond Head Citizens Advisory Committee, and the state Department of Defense (which shares management and jurisdiction of Diamond Head State Monument).

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources today reopened a segment of the Makiki Valley hiking trail following completion and inspection of work to mitigate rock hazards exposed by a landslide in early July.

HILO -- The Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Department of Land and Natural Resources announce the immediate closure of Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve, until further notice, due to the hazards associated with the June 27 lava flow. Wao Kele o Puna is owned by OHA and managed by DLNR.

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) invites the public to take part in National Hunting and Fishing Day. To promote awareness, DLNR will host two events on Sept. 20 and 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Koko Head shooting complex in East Oahu, 8102 Kalanianaole Hwy.

LIHUE – State and County officials will conduct a communications exercise on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Nounou Forest Reserve, near Kapaa. The exercise involves the Kauai Police and Fire Departments, Kauai County Civil Defense and the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement. They will be testing a portable radio repeater to determine how large of a coverage area they can get from the specific location. The day exercise will lead to the closure of the Nounou mountain trail shelter in the Nounou Forest Reserve.