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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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KAWAINUI-HĀMĀKUA MASTER PLAN PROJECT December 8, 2017 The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Project. This DEIS has been published for public review and comments by the State ...
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(HONOLULU) – Nine employees of the Coca-Cola Company based in Hawai‘i played hooky from work today.  They volunteered on behalf of the Ko‘olau Mountains Watershed Partnership (KMWP) by hiking up a trail on the west side of the mountain range in order to plant native koa.  This was a continuation of The Coca-Cola Company’s nationwide commitment to replenish all water it uses in its bottling operations. There are two bottling plants on O‘ahu and last April the company announced it was donating $200,000 to KMWP for ungulate fencing that eventually will surround much of the sprawling Waiawa Watershed, which supplies drinking water to the majority of O‘ahu’s residents.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release November 25, 2017 WAILUA “LOOP ROAD” CLOSURE IN EFFECT FOR NEEDED REPAIR Wailua, KAUAI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife Kauai has closed Loop/Wailua Management Road beyond the point popularly known as ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release November 24, 2017   NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DRAFT HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN AMENDMENT FOR KAHEAWA WIND FARM II, MĀ‘ALAEA, LĀHAINĀ DISTRICT, MAUI ISLAND Date:   Monday, November 27, 2017 Time:  6 p.m. Place: Hawaiian Islands ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release November 17, 2017   DLNR DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE INVITES COMMUNITY INPUT FOR  TANTALUS-ROUND TOP DRIVE CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT PLAN VIA NEW WEBSITE HONOLULU – A planning effort to preserve the scenic, historic, and natural ...
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HONOLULU --  It’s Fall in Hawai‘i, and once again time to watch out for the “fallout” of young seabirds on our islands. At this time of year, native Hawaiian seabirds become disoriented by artificial lights during their maiden flights from their burrows out to sea. 

(HONOLULU) – Today, hope reigns for Lehua Island, as an operation commenced to make the island’s threatened wildlife safe from introduced, damaging, invasive rats. DLNR and its partners carried out carefully made plans to remove the invasive rats with support from Native Hawaiian and local communities. Dozens of Federal and State permits affirming that the operation poses very little risk to people, marine mammals, fish, sea turtles, birds, or other wildlife were secured in advance of the operation.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release August 6, 2017 click on image to view video STATE MOVES FOREST CARBON PROJECT FORWARD 4,700 Acres Made Available for Reforestation to Generate Carbon Credits (Honolulu) – A first-of-its-kind initiative in Hawai‘i to use carbon ...
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