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HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks will begin work on improvements at the Kahuku section of the Malaekahana State Recreation Area on December 1, 2014, that will include demolition of existing cabins and structures.

HONOLULU -- The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, State Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) and Federal NOAA Fisheries Service (NMFS) will hold public meetings on potential Main Hawaiian Islands (MHI) Deep-7 bottomfish fishery rules and regulations and changes to minimum size limits for the sale of Ahi.

HONOLULU - Hawaii’s Makai Watch Program is a collaborative program where communities, non-government organizations (NGOs), and the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) work together to improve stewardship of marine and coastal resources. This innovative program is modeled after the successful Neighborhood Watch programs.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCESNews Release NEIL ABERCROMBIEGOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR,CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release November 20, 2014    MALAEKAHANA STATE RECREATION AREA, KAHUKU SECTION, OAHU, IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO HAZARDOUS TREES  HONOLULU —  Today, William Aila, Chair of the Board of Land and Natural Resources announced that due to ...
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HONOLULU – Following close collaboration with a community advisory group and a voluntary compliance trial, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is implementing a vehicle access permit system for the heavily used roads at Kaʻena Point State Park Reserve, Mokulēʻia section.

HONOLULU – The holiday season marks the beginning of the annual Hawaii Big Tree Competition. Sponsored by the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife and American Forests, the program focuses attention on the largest trees in each species, as a way to raise awareness about the importance of healthy trees and forests. In 2014, a coconut palm in Hawaii Kai, Coco, was crowned the national Big Tree winner and the National Ultimate Big Tree after several weeks of online voting.

HONOLULU -- On October 30, 2014, Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) team divers placed another 6,000 hatchery raised sea urchins on selected reefs in Kaneohe Bay. This is another milestone in the battle against invasive seaweeds threatening to smother coral patch reefs in Kaneohe Bay.

LAHAINA, MAUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources will host a community meeting to present interim measures for the management of lands from Honolua Bay to Punalau, including Lipoa Point, identified as Tax Map Key No. (2) 4-1-001:010.

KAHULUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host a workshop in Lahaina on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. to share results of the Draft Watershed Characterization Study for the West Maui watersheds of Kahana, Honokahua, and Honolua. The workshop will be held at the Kaunoa Senior Center, Lahaina, 788 Pauoa Street.

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife seeks applications for three vacancies on the Legacy Land Conservation Commission, a nine-member Commission appointed by the Governor to advise the Department on grants from the Legacy Land Conservation Program (“Legacy Land”).