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.

Dec. 20, 2021 Commission on Water Resource Management Meeting Postponed
Jun. 28, 2021 Nā Wai ‘Ehā Decision & Order Ensures Water for Traditional and Customary Practices
May 19, 2021 Instream Flows Set for Traditional Kalo Farming Communities on Kaua‘i and Maui
Mar. 18, 2021 Lāwa‘i Stream Flows Protected for Instream Uses
Dec. 23, 2020 Public Hearings Scheduled for Input on the Update to the State Water Projects Plan
Dec. 21, 2020 Adoption of the Pearl Harbor Water Shortage Plan
Oct. 14, 2020 Participate in “Imagine A Day Without Water” Next Week
Sep. 30, 2020 Public Hearings Scheduled for Input on the Agricultural Water Use and Development Plan