Announcements

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 25, 2018 SPECIAL ARCHERY FERAL GOAT HUNTING PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR KEKAHA GMA ON KAUA‘I LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the future availability of ...
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JOINT NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 24, 2018 ELEVEN ‘ALALĀ THRIVING IN NATIVE FOREST AFTER THREE & A HALF MONTHS Continual Monitoring & Preps Underway for Additional Releases (HILO, HAWAI‘I) – You usually hear them before you see them.  There’s no mistaking the loud and often times synchronized cacophony of caws from eleven ‘Alalā ...
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KAHULUI --  A project to remove and trim hazardous trees within the Waihou Springs State Forest Reserve along the Olinda and Piiholo road corridor began yesterday and is anticipated to take between five to seven days between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.  There will be no road closures, however there may be temporary stoppage of vehicular traffic lasting no more than five minutes.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 18, 2018 MAJOR CONVERSATIONS AND ACTIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE RAMP-UP: HAWAII’S PREPARATION FOR THE FUTURE (Honolulu) – All across Hawai‘i dialog about the impacts of climate change on our island state are ramping up.  The ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release January 16, 2018 STATE HUNTING SEASON FOR MOURNING DOVE ENDS JANUARY 17 HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces a shorter hunting season for the mourning dove ...
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HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks is updating the master plan for the Kawainui-Hāmākua project area. Various improvements are proposed that are addressed in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) published on December 8, 2017.

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Nā Ala Hele Trails and Access Program is conducting an online survey and community meeting to seek input on future planning for the Ka‘iwa Ridge Trail (commonly known as the Lanikai Pillbox Trail).

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release January 3, 2018 RAPID ASSESSMENT TEAM DEPLOYS TO LEHUA AFTER TWO RODENTS DETECTED Species & Origins of Animals Caught on Camera Unknown   (Lihue, Kaua‘i) – A rapid assessment team comprised of experts from Island ...
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(HONOLULU) – Anyone who knows anything about Laysan Albatross knows they are among the most dedicated parents in the animal kingdom. During nesting season, as one parent sits atop an egg, the other one searches for food for their soon-to-hatch chick.  This is no easy task. Albatross prefer cold-water fish and amazingly as one parent stays home, the other flies from Hawai‘i to Alaska and back over the course of about ten days, returning with bellies full of food.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release December 20, 2017   HAWAI‘I WILDLIFE CONSERVATION STAMP CONTEST SEEKS ENTRIES FOR 2018-19 HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking entries in an art contest ...
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