HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks is in the process of renovating and repairing the ironwork fence and plastered wall surrounding the grounds of ʻIolani Palace. Gates at the ground’s multiple entrances are also included in the renovation project as is the ironwork fence and brick wall enclosing the Royal Tomb Site on the palace grounds.

Kapalua, Maui– A group of volunteers, led by staff from the Maui Nui Seabird Recovery Project, banded 150 adult wedge-tailed shearwaters at a Kapalua colony in West Maui last night. Spring nighttime efforts to capture returning adults to look for banded birds recruiting into the breeding population began in 2008. Additionally unbanded adults are banded during the project.

Kailua-Kona – Heavy usage of Hawaii Island’s Kahaluu Bay is prompting the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) to propose rule changes for specific ocean recreation activities in the bay.

HONOLULU -- Ocean users, especially those who live near and recreate on Maunalua Bay, are invited to an informational meeting on April 20, hosted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), regarding the planned establishment of an Ocean Recreation Advisory Committee for Maunalua Bay on O‘ahu.

HONOLULU - When the supply ship Kahana returned to Honolulu Harbor from its latest trip, six young volunteers returned to families and friends and potentially more frenetic life styles -- a stark contrast to the isolated life they lived for the past six months while toiling on Kure Atoll, the northwestern most atoll in the Hawaiian archipelago.

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks in partnership with PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc., is inviting the public to review the draft of the 2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCESNews Release DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR CARTY CHANGINTERIM CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release April 07, 2015     VESSEL AGROUND AT MOLOAA BAY TO BE REMOVED LIHUE, KAUAI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has hired a contractor to remove a 55′ ketch, Kikimo, which ran aground in ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCESNews Release DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR CARTY CHANGINTERIM CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release April 07, 2015     NEW TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MAKAI WATCH COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS HONOLULU — Helping the State of Hawaii bring more effective management of Hawaii’s near shore marine resources is the goal of the Makai Watch Volunteer ...
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Hawaii's Wiliwili has made it to the Final 4 and will be competing against Missouri's Eastern Burningbush. Don't forget to show your support and vote to move Hawaii into the Championship Round!

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold a public hearing next week on an administrative rule amendment regarding holiday weekend bans on alcohol and drugs at the Kaneohe Sandbar. It applies only to three-day holiday weekends that include Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.