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.

April 20, 2022 Stream Flows to be Restored to Five Moloka‘i Streams for the First Time in Over a Century
Mar. 8, 2022 Drought Conditions Descend on Hawai‘i During What is Typically The Rainy Season
Jan. 8, 2022 State Water Commission Takes Position on Red Hill Water Contamination Emergency