06/06/16 – First Informational Meeting On Sea Level Rise Adaptation Scheduled

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in News Releases, OCCL

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
SUZANNE D. CASE
CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release June 6, 2016

FIRST INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION SCHEDULED
People Encouraged to Attend Oahu Session to Provide Comment & Input

HONOLULU-The Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold its first public informational meeting on sea level rise adaptation in Hawai‘i, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.  This meeting will be the first in a series of statewide public informational meetings to be held in an effort to educate people about sea level rise adaptation and gather comments regarding key issues and concerns regarding sea level rise. 

The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the DLNR Board Room located at 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 132, Honolulu. Anyone with special needs requiring accommodations or assistance please contact the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) at least four days prior to the informational meeting.  For more information contact OCCL at (808) 587-0377 or visit: http://climateadaptation.hawaii.gov/

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Media Contact:

Dan Dennison
Senior Communications Manager
Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Office of the Chairperson
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 131
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 587-0407

Dan.w.dennison@hawaii.gov