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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON   For Immediate News Release: July 28, 2020   AN ANCIENT LO‘I KALO IN HAKIPU‘U PROTECTED FOREVER    (Hakipu‘u) – The Trust for Public Land (TPL), Hoʻāla ‘Āina Kūpono (Hoʻāla), the Fukumitsu ‘ohana, Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT), the ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON   For Immediate News Release: July 27, 2020   DLNR OPPOSES LIFTING PAPAHĀNAUMOKUĀKEA FISHING RESTRICTIONS   (Honolulu) – This week, in a letter to President Donald J. Trump, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) opposed a request ...
Read More 07/27/20-DLNR OPPOSES LIFTING PAPAHĀNAUMOKUĀKEA FISHING RESTRICTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: July 13, 2020 OPEN SEASON FOR RAINBOW TROUT AT KŌKE‘E BEGINS TODAY WITHOUT LOTTERY (Līhuʻe) – After evaluating current stock, the 2020 Rainbow Trout Season will be open without a lottery at the Kōke‘e Public Fishing Area ...
Read More 07/13/2020-OPEN SEASON FOR RAINBOW TROUT AT KŌKE‘E BEGINS TODAY WITHOUT LOTTERY

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: July 9, 2020 2020 LĀNA‘I MOUFLON SHEEP/AXIS DEER SEASON CANCELLATION (LĀNAʻI CITY) – The 2020 Lāna‘i combination mouflon sheep and axis deer season will regretfully be canceled due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: July 9, 2020   DLNRTIP APP UPGRADE INCREASES REPORTING CAPABILITIES (Honolulu) – Hawai’i’s official application for reporting natural resource violations is receiving a major update. The DLNRTip App now includes ​new features that allow ​users  to choose an ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: June 29, 2020   STATE CONTINUES EXPLORING OPTIONS FOR REMOVAL OF UXO AT MOLOKINI CRATER   (Honolulu) – Balancing public safety, while providing a high level of protection for the aquatic environment are the overarching ...
Read More 06/29/2020-STATE CONTINUES EXPLORING OPTIONS FOR REMOVAL OF UXO AT MOLOKINI CRATER

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: June 29, 2020 PLUM HARVEST TO BEGIN AT KŌKE‘E STATE PARK (LĪHU‘E) — The annual plum harvest begins Saturday, July 4 at Kōke‘e State Park on Kaua‘i. Permits to harvest will be available, as it ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: June 25, 2020 ADULT ROCK WALLABY RETURNS TO THE FOREST Nu‘uanu Homeowner Captured Wallaby on Tuesday  An adult, Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby was returned to State forest land on O‘ahu today by a team from the ...
Read More 06/25/20-ADULT ROCK WALLABY RETURNS TO THE FOREST

(Lihu'e) - Last weekend a high level of rainfall was recorded across the island of Kaua'i.  The USGS South Fork Wailua Stream gage recorded an increase from 5 feet to 20 feet high of water on Saturday. This heavy rain event caused severe damage to the Keahua bridge at the entrance to the Līhu‘e-Kōloa Forest Reserve. 

(Honolulu) – A taxi driver, operating in Diamond Head State Monument (DHSM) was arrested this morning by officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE). 69-year-old Eliu Kesi of Honolulu faces charges of Resisting an Order to Stop a Motor Vehicle, a misdemeanor and Reckless Driving of a Vehicle, a petty misdemeanor. His bail has been set at $2000.