06/27/19-COMMUNITY MEETING ON RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC USE IN THE HONUA‘ULA FOREST RESERVEPosted on Jun 27, 2019 in Forestry & Wildlife, Natural Area Reserves, slider
|DAVID Y. IGE
SUZANNE D. CASE
For Immediate News Release: June 27, 2019
COMMUNITY MEETING ON RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC USE IN THE HONUA‘ULA FOREST RESERVE
(Kailua-Kona) – In order to support a growing demand for recreational space in the North Kona District, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is conducting a civic use study to gauge community interest in recreational and subsistence uses, such as hiking, hunting, and gathering other forest resources in the Honua‘ula Forest Reserve. As part of the study, DOFAW has scheduled an open meeting to present and receive input on the Kailua-Kona community’s preferences and potential management strategies to support anticipated future increase in activity.
There will be a brief presentation, live polling to solicit real time community feedback, and an opportunity to ask DOFAW representatives questions regarding the proposed project. The meeting is scheduled at the following location and time:
Monday, July 15, 2019
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
West Hawai‘i Civic Center, Council Chambers
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua, HI 96740
Any person requesting an auxiliary aid or service (i.e. large print materials, sign language interpreters) is asked to contact Kylee Wideman at 808-927-0412 or through the Telecommunications Relay Service at 711 by July 8, 2019.
For more information on the Honuaʻula Forest Reserve and the public use study:
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Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
808-587-0396 (Communications Office)