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“The new fisheries enforcement unit aims to increase public awareness about the importance of ocean conservation and pono fishing activities on Maui. It also sends a message that we are serious about protecting the marine resources of Maui,” said William J. Aila, Jr., DLNR chairperson.

“Protecting threatened and endangered species through collaborative approaches like this one builds the collective capacity of resource managers to understand the scope of challenges facing Hawaii’s rare species and leverages our finances to facilitate greater impact on the ground,” said William J. Aila Jr., DLNR Chairperson. “The Snail Extinction Prevention Program (SEPP) is a new program under the DLNR. In their work, SEPP and partners honor what is today a rarely seen species and protect not only our natural resources, but our culture.”

HRS 6E-8 Review of an Interim Protection Plan in compliance HAR Section 13-275-9(d) for the Honolulu High-Capacity Rapid Transit Corridor Project, East Kapolei to Ala Moana Center Honouliuli, Honouliuli, Ho’ae’ae, Waikele, Waipi’o, Waiawa, Manana, Waimanalo, Waiau, Kalauao, ‘Aiea and Halawa, Moanalua, Kalihi, Kapalama, Honolulu and Waikiki Ahupua’a, ‘Ewa and Honolulu Districts, Island of O’ahu.

SHPD Accept AIS HHCRTCP SHPD Accept Supplemental AIS Phase 2 SHPD Accept AIS Airport Phase 3 SHPD Accept City Center Phase 4 SHPD Accept Data Recovery Fieldwork Appendix A List of accepted reports Appendix B List of Potentially Affected Sites Significance and Mitigation Appendix C List of Reports

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 Hawaii.

HONOLULU — Fall-winter park hours will resume the day after Labor Day, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, for eight O‘ahu state parks. Park hours will be 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily, and signs are posted with these times.

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public it will be enforcing all state rules this Labor Day weekend in state harbors, parks, beaches and marine waters in the interest of public safety and to protect natural and cultural resources.

HONOLULU — Oahu fishermen are invited to an informal “talk story” session with Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr. from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Department of Land and Natural Resources Land Board meeting room, 1151 Punchbowl St. room 132 in Honolulu.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of Ms. Jana Lutteropp’s passing today. We join with Hawaii’s people to extend our deepest sympathy to her family and friends. “As an island state, we are aware that we are all visitors in the natural environment that surrounds us, and that unfortunate incidents such as this one can ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release August 20, 2013 DLNR WATCHING SHARK INCIDENTS STATEWIDE, PLANNING STUDY HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is initiating a study of tiger shark movements in island waters. “DLNR is paying close ...
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