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HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks will close portions of Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area on weekdays for hazardous tree removal over the next two weeks, starting on Monday, August 3, 2015 and finishing by Friday, August 14, or sooner if possible.

(HILO) - Early Friday morning, July 31, 2015, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement arrested seven men, camping in the restricted area on Maunakea on Hawaii Island. The Hawaii County Police Department provided transportation support and booking and rangers from the Office of Mauna Kea Management provided logistical support. An additional six men were issued citations and voluntarily left the mountain.

KAHULUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will implement a new parking plan in the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor beginning Monday, August 3, 2015.

HA‘ENA, KAUA‘I -- After several years of research, community meetings, and previous attempts to develop a master plan for the park, the Division of State Parks of the Department of Land and Natural Resources has completed a master plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Ha‘ena State Park.

LIHU‘E -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of a black-tailed deer hunting season on the island of Kaua‘i. Pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123 (13-123-4) “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting,” the following rules and conditions will be in effect:

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is seeking new projects for the Hawai‘i Forest Legacy Program that will protect important working forest lands from the threat of conversion to non-forest uses. The Forest Legacy Program, administrated through DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife, is accepting applications for conservation acquisition assistance through the program.

Due to localized heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding the DLNR Division of State Parks has closed the Kalalau Trail today to all hikers at 11:30 a.m. It will remain closed for the rest of the day. Anyone already on the trail is advised to not cross flooded streams and remain on high ground until flooding has subsided.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release July 17, 2015  MANOA FALLS TRAIL TO CLOSE TWO HALF-DAYS FOR HAZARDOUS TREE  REMOVAL HONOLULU —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will close the popular Manoa Falls hiking trail during the morning ...
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HONOLULU –The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks will postpone planned closures of the Makapu‘u Lighthouse Trail in Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline for trail improvements, until late August and early September. There will be no closures in late July as originally planned on the six-month project, but additional work and a new rockfall mitigation project will delay the completion to September.

HILO -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has awarded a contract to American Marine Corporation to dredge the entrance channel of Wailoa Small Boat Harbor and a portion of the inner basin to depth of 8.0' below MLLW (mean lower low water level).