08/29/15 – DLNR Closes All Maui Forest Areas As Ignacio NearsPosted on Aug 29, 2015 in Forestry & Wildlife, News Releases
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
|DAVID Y. IGE
SUZANNE D. CASE
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.
Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
fax (808) 587-0390