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JOSH GREEN, M.D. GOVERNOR DAWN CHANG CHAIRPERSON Hawai‘i Drought Council Reports Winter Precipitation Near Normal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 5, 2024 (HONOLULU) – The Hawai‘i Drought Council is a collaborative ...
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JOSH GREEN, M.D. GOVERNOR DAWN CHANG CHAIRPERSON Funds from DOH to DLNR and partners support shared interests in protecting water quality and watershed forests FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 5, 2024 (HONOLULU) — New ...
Read More 02/05/24 – NEW PROTECTIONS FOR WEST MAUI WATERSHEDS SUPPORT BOTH HUMAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

JOSH GREEN, M.D. GOVERNOR DAWN CHANG CHAIRPERSON KAUA‘I YEAR OF THE FOREST BIRDS PROCLAMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Feb. 2, 2024 (LĪHUʻE, KAUA‘I) – Kaua‘i Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, on Thursday, presented ...
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(WAILUKU, MAUI) – Starting next week, the damaged seawall at Mā'alaea Small Boat Harbor will undergo repairs to shore up its protection against current and wave action. Mocon Corporation will begin construction of a new, reinforced concrete seawall on Monday, Feb. 5.

(MĀ'ALAEA SMALL BOAT HARBOR, MAUI) – A series of powerful storms in 2023 and the first part of 2024 contributed to a higher-than-usual number of boat groundings in Maui.

(KIHEI, MAUI) – Foul weather may have contributed to the grounding of two large vessels at Kihei and Mā'alaea, and now weather continues to slow efforts to remove them. 

(HONOLULU) – The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) on Friday approved plans by the DLNR, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to conduct a pilot release of captive-bred ʻalalā onto forest reserve lands in east Maui. 

(HONOLULU) – On Friday, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) approved amendments to Hawai‘i Administrative Rules pertaining to “License and Permit Provisions and Fees for Fishing, Fish, and Fish Products.” 

(HONOLULU) – The owners of two homes on Ke Nui Road were each ordered to pay nearly $1 million by the Board of Land and Natural Resources today, for repeated violations of State Conservation District rules. The homes front Paumalū Beach, on O‘ahu’s north shore.

(HONOLULU) – The year 2024 is for the birds, thanks to a proclamation signed by Governor Josh Green, M.D., today.