Announcements

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

Hawaiian forest trees evolved to collect moisture from clouds touching their leaves, condensing and dripping water down to the soil even on days without rain. On the leeward slopes of Haleakalā, mesic forests of koa and ʻōhiʻa once grew at the same elevations where clouds banked against and around the mountain each day, encircling it ...
Read More Video Story: Rebuilding the Mauna Lei of Haleakalā

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: November 15, 2019 COMMUNITY INPUT SOUGHT FOR NEW HELEMANO WILDERNESS AREA PLAN (Honolulu) – Last year, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) acquired more than 2,800 acres of forest land and former agricultural ...
Read More Community Input Sought For New Helemano Wilderness Area Plan

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks, has completed a Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Project. This Final EIS has been placed on the October 25, 2019 agenda of the State Board of Land and ...
Read More Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Project: Final Environmental Impact Statement Available

The next Forest Stewardship Advisory Committee meeting will be held: October 4, 2019 ( site visit 9:30am; meeting portion 10:30am) Amy Greenwell Botanical Garden Conference Room 82-6160 Hawaii Belt Rd Captain Cook, HI 96704 Please see the agenda for further information. 

JOINT NEWS RELEASE ADDITIONAL ‘ALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND Two Years Later, Reintroduction Efforts Continue for Hawai‘i’s Native Crow   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 23, 2019 (Hilo)-This September, seven additional ʻAlalā were released into the Puʻu Makaʻala Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the windward slopes of Mauna Loa. This release is ...
Read More Additional ‘Alalā Released into Natural Area Reserve on Hawaiʻi Island

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