Announcements

Seeking providers for two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service competitive grant programs: Wildland-Urban Interface and Landscape Scale Restoration Grants DOFAW is looking for other non-federal landowners, agencies and organizations interested in collaborating on joint projects across land ownership and management boundaries for both programs: WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE GRANTS Funds to mitigate risk from ...
Read More FY 2021 Wildland-Urban Interface and Landscape Scale Restoration Grant Applications Open

During the COVID-19 outbreak, offices of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, will remain closed to the public. Because DOFAW’s programs are considered essential services, our staff continue to work in the field or remotely in order to continue serving the public. During this time, you can contact DOFAW via ...
Read More DOFAW Online Services & Office Closures During COVID-19 Emergency

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2020 URBAN & COMMUNITY FORESTRY GRANTS Kaulunani Urban And Community Forestry Program opens call for their small Grants Program supporting up to $40,000 for urban and community forestry projects. (HAWAIʻI) ...
Read More CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2020 URBAN & COMMUNITY FORESTRY GRANTS

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: March 17, 2020 COVID-19 LEADS TO PARKS AND FACILITIES CLOSURES (Honolulu) – Out of an abundance of caution and to facilitate social distancing recommendations, DLNR and its divisions are announcing the following closures to help ...
Read More COVID-19 LEADS TO PARKS AND FACILITIES CLOSURES

On March 5 and 6, 2020, the Endangered Species Recovery Committee (ESRC) will hold a Hawaiian Hoary Bat Workshop at the Campus Center at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The workshop will help guide the ESRC in making recommendations for the Hawaiian Hoary Bat in Habitat Conservation Plan ...
Read More Hui ‘Ōpe‘ape‘a: Hawaiian Hoary Bat Workshop March 5 and 6, 2020

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  has created Prep Day to raise awareness of wildfire risk, to share information and knowledge, and to help residents make changes to improve the survival of their homes and neighborhoods. Make a difference The actions you take on Prep Day can make a difference in the survival of your home ...
Read More Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, Saturday May 2nd, 2020

The next Forest Stewardship Advisory Committee meeting will be held: February 28, 2020 9:00 am Room 322 C 1151 Punchbowl St. Honolulu, HI 96813 Please see the agenda for further information. 

Think Globally, Write Locally to Win a Day in the Field with Conservationists (Honolulu) – High school students across Hawai‘i are encouraged to write about a wahi pana, (a pulsing place) special to them, in preparation for the 50th anniversary of International Earth Day on April 22, 2020. The contest is presented by the DLNR Division of ...
Read More Wahi Pana Essay Contest For Hawaiʻi High School Students

How to Apply APPLICATION FORMS AVAILABLE AT FORMS PAGE  UPDATED APPLICATION TIMELINE for the FY22 grant funding cycle: January 24, 2020:           Application Materials Available February 18, 2020:       Deadline to Submit Form 5 for agency consultation to:                               Department of Land and Natural Resources (with Form 5a)                               Department of Agriculture (with Form ...
Read More APPLY NOW For a Land Acquisition Grant, Legacy Land Conservation Program

The Aloha ʻĀina Moanalua curriculum is now available for schools wanting to explore the Moanalua ahupuaʻa. The grade 4 unit includes a Moanalua ahupuaʻa map, old photographs of the area, and lesson plans featuring moʻolelo (stories) of Moanalua. Register now; space is limited and open to other grade levels. PARTICIPATING TEACHERS WILL RECEIVE: A teacher’s ...
Read More Aloha ʻĀina Moanalua Curriculum Now Available

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