News Releases

From time to time, the Commission will issue news releases via the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Public Information Office (PIO) to announce noteworthy events and achievements, and to raise awareness of specific water-related issues. The news releases that appear below are specific to the Commission. To view past news releases for the Commission, go to the Archive section of the Commission Meetings page. For information about other press releases related to DLNR, please contact the PIO by calling (808) 587-0320.

Nov. 28, 2018 Instream Flow Standards for Kahoma and Kanahā Streams Set
Oct. 2, 2018 “Imagine A Day Without Water” Invites Attention to Importance of Fresh Water and Conserving Precious Resource
June 20, 2018 Decision on East Maui Interim Instream Flow Standards Released
May 17, 2018 State Water Commission Fines Maui Company for Unpermitted Construction, Defers Fines on Another Water Violation
Oct. 24, 2017 Public Hearings Scheduled on Changes to State Water Commission Rules on Fines for Violations and Fees for Well Construction and Pump Installation
Apr. 18, 2017 Historic Settlement Reached in West Kaua‘i Waimea River Water Dispute
Mar. 23, 2017 DLNR Accepting Proposals to Increase Water Security
Jan. 31, 2017 Applications Invited for Two Seats on State Commission on Water Resource Management