A small infestation of the invasive little fire ant (LFA) was confirmed in late May and has been undergoing treatment at a hotel in Wailea, Maui. The Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC) detected the infestation, which was confirmed by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA).
To address the koloa’s future, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is collaborating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Hawaii Pacific Studies Cooperative Unit on The Koloa Project. The project attempts to provide steps that will ensure its ultimate survival as one of three remaining native waterfowl species in Hawaii (the others being the Hawaiian nene or goose, and Laysan duck).
In 2012 a series of wildfires burned across state lands, including Forest Reserves and Natural Area Reserves on Kauai. These fires scorched more than 3000 acres of land and represent one of the most significant… Read More »
The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle was recently discovered in Hawaii. Learn more about this pest below or on the printable flier found here RHINO BEETLE DAMAGE The coconut rhinoceros beetle is a major pest of coconut palms.… Read More »
Hiking in Hawai’i provides you with healthy fun and the opportunity to experience the rare beauty found in the islands. When hiking, stay on the trail. Most accidents happen when hikers leave the established trail… Read More »
When planning for a hike, inform others of your plans, let someone know which trail (name and location) you plan to hike on, and when you expect to return. If something should go wrong, rescuers… Read More »
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE 2013-2014 GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of the 2013-2014 Game Bird Hunting Season on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The fall… Read More »
STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES 2014 LANAI AXIS DEER HUNTING SEASON HUNT ANNOUNCEMENT The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources is pleased to announce that application forms… Read More »