Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Final EIS Publication

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks (DSP), has completed the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Kawainui-Hāmākua Master… Read More »

The ‘āina of Hawai‘i has changed dramatically since the first Earth Day 50 years ago, and it changes with each generation.  For the 50th anniversary of International Earth Day, April 22nd, 2020, DLNR/DOFAW challenged Hawai‘i… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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.… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »