Announcements

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces limited openings of its state-managed park and forest lands in the wake of the Iselle storm system. Some areas will remain closed as a precautionary measure for public safety until personnel can assess the areas for damage such as downed trees and make any necessary repairs. Status updates will be provided as soon as they are available.

HONOLULU—The State of Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources is seeking to hire two Hawai‘i Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Planners. The CREP planners will assist with participation in the program, by conducting outreach and providing technical assistance to new landowners. The Hawai‘i CREP is a federal-state natural resource conservation program that helps interested ...
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DLNR ANNOUNCES 2014 BLACK-TAILED DEER SEASON ON KAUA‘I LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of black-tailed deer hunting season on the island of Kaua‘i. Rules and conditions regulating game mammal hunting in Title 13, Chapter 123, will be in effect. Due to the Appellate Court ruling, each hunter will ...
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HONOLULU - The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the following closures of state park and forest areas over the weekend as a safety precaution due to the anticipated arrival of a tropical weather system that may bring heavy rains and possible flash flooding to the island chain. Based upon the latest advisory from the National Weather Service, between 5 to 10 and even up to 12 inches of rain may be expected in some areas.

STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES NOTICE OF ANIMAL CONTROL ACTIVITIES AND TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF MAUNA KEA FOREST RESERVE, MAUNA KEA ICE AGE NATURAL AREA RESERVE, PALILA MITIGATION LANDS, AND KAOHE GAME MANAGEMENT AREA Legal Notice DOFAW HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife ...
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LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife announces the opening on July 19 of Hunting Unit F for archery goat hunting on the island of Kaua‘i, pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting,” §13-123-9.

DOFAW has posted the 2014 Lanai Mouflon sheep lottery results in the document below. 2014 Mouflon

How To Test For Fire Ants

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 in Announcements, featured

A small infestation of the invasive little fire ant (LFA) was confirmed in late May and has been undergoing treatment at a hotel in Wailea, Maui. The Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC) detected the infestation, which was confirmed by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA).

The Koloa Project

Posted on Jun 9, 2014 in Announcements, featured, Wildlife

To address the koloa’s future, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is collaborating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Hawaii Pacific Studies Cooperative Unit on The Koloa Project. The project attempts to provide steps that will ensure its ultimate survival as one of three remaining native waterfowl species in Hawaii (the others being the Hawaiian nene or goose, and Laysan duck).