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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 18, 2013 POHOIKI BAY WATERS CLOSED TODAY FOLLOWING SHARK INCIDENT HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources closed ocean waters along the Pohoiki coastline in Puna this afternoon, following a shark incident ...
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The meeting will be held on from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, at Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, 4480 Papalina Road, in Kalaheo, Kauai.

For more information contact Andrea Kualapai at the main DOBOR office at 587-0175 or Eric Yuasa, DOBOR engineer at (808) 587-0122.

United States Senator Brian Schatz invites you to attend a forum on Water Sustainability in Hawaii August 19, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM Kalanimoku Building, 1151 Punchbowl Street Department of Land and Natural Resurces Conference Room 132 This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP to: RSVP@schatz.senate.gov Hawaii’s geographic ...
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Permits will be limited and given on a first-come, first-served basis from the Lihue DOFAW Office at 3060 Eiwa St., Rm. 306, Lihue, HI 96766. Participants must present their 2013-2014 Hawaii Hunting license when acquiring their permit.

A participant may sign up for both archery and muzzleloader control hunting periods.

Archery only dates (two-day slots): Sept. 7-8 and 14-15, 2013. Archery permits will be available on Aug. 12, 2013, at 8 a.m.

Muzzleloader only dates (two-day slots): Sept. 21-22 and 28-29, 2013; October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27, 2013. Muzzleloader permits will be available on Aug. 19, 2013, at 8 a.m.

For further information, call the Lihue DOFAW office at (808) 274 3433 on regular working days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) at noon reopened the beaches from Polo Beach Park to the Mana Kai Maui Resort in the Kihei-Wailea area.

The interagency Hawaii Invasive Species Council (HISC) has approved a budget of $2.55 million for fiscal year 2014 to support statewide programs to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species in Hawaii, as well as management and public outreach efforts.

(For the full list and more details on HISC-funded projects, visit: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/hisc/projects/fy14/)

For more information:http://www.hawaiiinvasivespecies.org/hisc/

 

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release July 31, 2013 MAUI BEACHES IN THE KIHEI, WAILEA AREA CLOSED TODAY DUE TO SHARK INCIDENT KIHEI, MAUI — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) this morning closed the beaches from Polo Beach ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release July 30, 2013 DLNR REOPENS SELECTED PARKS, TRAILS, FOREST RESERVES THAT WERE CLOSED DUE TO TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) closed trails, parks, and campground areas on ...
Read More 07/30/13 – DLNR Reopens Selected Parks, Trails, Forest Reserves That Were Closed Due To Tropical Storm Flossie

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release July 29, 2013 DLNR CANCELS KOKEE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER LIHUE – The state Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has canceled the meeting of the Kokee State Park Advisory Council ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release July 29, 2013 Free Preparedness Guidebook For Boaters Available Now  Hawai‘i Boater’s Hurricane and Tsunami Safety Manual to be distributed to thousands of boat owners throughout the state In Hawai‘i, being the only island state completely ...
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