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“The Dept. of Land and Natural Resources Communications Office, located in the Chairperson’s Office is responsible for the coordination, production, and dissemination of internal and external communications and products to the news media and DLNR staff and leadership.  The communications team facilitates all requests for comment or information as well as requests for records and documents under Hawaii’s Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA). Contact information for DLNR Communications Office representatives is listed below.”


Dan Dennison
Senior Communications Manager
Tel: (808) 587-0407

Deborah Ward
Communications Specialist
Tel: (808) 587-0320

Joshua Mapanao 
VCC & Communication Assistant
Tel: (808) 587-0418


Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Office of the Chairperson-Communications Office
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 131
Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel: (808) 587-0400
Fax: (808) 587-0390