HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks will close the upper Makapu’u lookout and adjacent areas starting June 17, 2015. The lower lookout facing Makapu`u will be kept open for park visitors. The upper lookout will be replaced in the same location and work in the adjacent areas includes new pathways, stairs, guardrails and other related improvements.

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Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in Jobs, News Releases

People who work for the Department of Land and Natural Resources are committed to fulfilling the agency’s mission of managing and conserving the state’s natural and cultural resources for future generations. With nearly 900 employees working throughout the state, job opportunities within the department require various levels of education and expertise ranging from a high ...
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DLNR DOFAW is seeking responsible provider for the Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program; selected provider(s) will be responsible for the management and coordinator of the UCF program through a close working relationship with DOFAW, the U.S. Forest Service, and Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.

(Honolulu) – Nearly 11,000 people have viewed the on-line video, Sacred Falls-Don’t Risk Your Life, a Fine, or Jail, since it was released by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources in February 2015. Several popular on-line and social media travel and attractions sites now feature a link to the video and voluntarily removed specific directions to the long-closed park from their web pages.

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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release June 5, 2015 DLNR ANNOUNCES GOAT HUNTING TO OPEN ON KAUA‘I Deadline for regular rifle and muzzleload applications is Friday, June 19 HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources is pleased to announce ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Legislature identified climate change as one of the most urgent and long-term threats to the State’s economy, sustainability, security and way of life over the next century. In 2014 it passed Act 83 in order to address the effects of climate change. Act 83 also established the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee (ICAC), with representatives from more than a dozen state and county agencies. The ICAC is tasked with developing a statewide Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Report (SLR Report) to the legislature by the end of 2017. The committee held its first meeting this week on June 3.

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HILO -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids; staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting from helicopters for feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within palila critical habitat in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve (Unit K), and the Ka‘ohe Game Management Area (Unit G) on the island of Hawai‘i. Aerial shooting is required for compliance with the federal court order mandating the removal of sheep and goats from critical habitat for palila, a bird endemic to Hawai‘i.