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The State of Hawai‘i, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (Proposing Agency) is pleased to notify the public that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan project has been Accepted by the Governor of the State of Hawai‘i. The FEIS was prepared in accordance with ...
Read More Acceptance of Final Environmental Impact Statement for proposed Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan project

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife announces the addition of peafowl to the list of legal game birds in Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a. Forest Reserve (Unit F) and Kapapala Cooperative Game Management Area (Unit J) for the island of Hawaii. The bag limit will be 1 peafowl per day for the ...
Read More Peafowl added to list of legal game birds in Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON   For Immediate News Release: September 29, 2020   JOIN THE KAULUNANI ADVISORY COUNCIL AND BECOME A LEADER IN URBAN AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY FOR HAWAI‘I (Honolulu) — Are you passionate about trees and their value for our well-being? Do ...
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Effective September 24 through October 31, 2020: Based on the latest guidance from the City and County of Honolulu and the State of Hawai‘i, trails, beaches, and sandbars on O‘ahu managed by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife are no longer closed due to COVID-19, provided that the conditions below are followed. Trails may ...
Read More UPDATED COVID-19 CLOSURE INFO FOR DOFAW RESOURCES ON O’AHU, 9/23/20

Note: the information below is now superseded by a 9/23/20 update: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw/main/covidupdate92320/ Effective September 10 through 23, 2020: Based on the latest guidance from the City and County of Honolulu and the State of Hawai‘i, trails, beaches, and sandbars on O‘ahu managed by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife are no longer closed due ...
Read More Updated COVID-19 Closure info for DOFAW resources on O’ahu, 9/8/20

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

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

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE 2016-2017 GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON  The Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of the 2016-2017 Game Bird Hunting Season on Saturday, November 5, 2016.  Department biologists are predicting a below average season of bird hunting, with lingering drought impacts in many parts of the state.  The fall game bird ...
Read More Announcement for the 2016-2017 Game Bird Hunting Season

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife would like to thank all wildlife artists that provided their amazing art work for the 2016-17 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest.  A committee reviewed all submissions and a winner was chosen last month. Below are the results: Game Bird ...
Read More DLNR, Division of Forestry and Wildlife announces the Wildlife Artist winner for the 2016-17 Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest

STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES 2015 LANAI MOUFLON SHEEP HUNTING SEASON Public Notice DOFAW  The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, is pleased to announce that application forms for the 2015 Lanai Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season, together with instruction sheets, are available at ...
Read More 2015 Lanai Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season – Public Notice