HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Resources (DOBOR), operator of the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor, will host its second public meeting on planning for use of various sites in the harbor.

(HONOLULU) -The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Hunter Education Program is pleased to announce that beginning December 1, 2017 registration for all Hunter Education classes statewide will be available online at: https://gohunthawaii.ehawaii.gov.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release November 2, 2017 WAILUA “LOOP ROAD” CLOSURE IN EFFECT FOR NEEDED REPAIR   WAILUA, KAUAI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife Kauai has closed Loop/Wailua Management Road beyond the point popularly known ...
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(HONOLULU) –  Each time a team of officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) flies into the Kalalau section of the Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park, they find fewer illegal camps and write fewer arrest citations to people in the area without required permits. As Hawai‘i’s largest and most remote state park, it is in the best shape in decades, due to the concentrated efforts of DOCARE and the DLNR Division of State Parks, which manages it.

WAILUKU, MAUI – ‘Iao Valley State Monument will reopen on Wednesday, November 22 following completion of a second phase of slope stabilization to the stream areas in the park that were damaged by a massive flood event in September 2016. The park was originally expected to reopen by December 16, 2017.

HONOLULU – A planning effort to preserve the scenic, historic, and natural features of the Tantalus-Round Top Drive area is now being developed by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with local planning firm Planning Solutions, Inc. (PSI).

HONOLULU --  It’s Fall in Hawai‘i, and once again time to watch out for the “fallout” of young seabirds on our islands. At this time of year, native Hawaiian seabirds become disoriented by artificial lights during their maiden flights from their burrows out to sea. 

LIHU‘E -- The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife(DOFAW) will reopen the 2.1-mile-long Nualolo Cliff hiking trail on Kaua‘i on Saturday, November 11, 2017, following completion of work by state trail crews to reroute portions of the trail that were washed out and eroded.

HILO, HAWAII -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks has completed repair work to the 0.4-mile loop trail at Akaka Falls State Park necessitated due to accidental damage caused by earlier removal of invasive albizia trees in February this year.

HONOLULU -- The DLNR Division of State Parks announces updated full closure days and half-day closure dates for a continuing project to remove rockfall hazards along the Diamond Head State Monument summit trail.  Anyone planning to hike the summit trail between late November and into mid-December, needs to carefully review the construction schedule that now includes some all-day weekday closures. See the Division of State Parks website at http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/oahu/diamond-head-state-monument/