DLNR Closes All Maui Forest Areas As Ignacio Nears

Posted on Aug 29, 2015 in Announcements

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
SUZANNE D. CASE
CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release August 29, 2015

DLNR CLOSES ALL MAUI FOREST AREAS AS IGNACIO NEARS

Due to the continued approach of Hurricane Ignacio, DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife Maui district will close all Maui Forest Reserves, Game Management Areas, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Natural Area Reserves, for public safety due to threats of heavy rain and flash flooding, effective at 6 pm Sunday .

Areas closing on Maui include:
Forest Reserves: Kula, Makawao, Koolau, Kipahulu, Hana, Waihou Springs, Kahikinui, West Maui (all sections), Molokai;
Natural Area Reserves: Hanawi, Na Kula, West Maui (all sections), Kanaio, Ahihi Kinau, Olokui, Puu Alii;
All Maui County Wildlife Sanctuaries; Game Management Areas: Lanai GMA, and Kahakuloa GMA.

Deborah Ward
Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Communications Specialist
(808) 587-0320
fax (808) 587-0390