Share Your Voice: Give Input on Plans, Policies, & Meetings
Forestry & Wildlife encourages residents and forest users to share their thoughts and expertise with the division or other agencies related to our area of work. The table below provides information on currently available draft documents and surveys open for comment. You can jump lower on this page for information on how to attend a public meeting of a committee, commission, or council, or to send us a general comment.
Comment on Draft Plans, Policies, & Documents
The table below provides input opportunities currently open for draft documents, including draft management plans, administrative rules, compliance documents (e.g., draft Environmental Assessments or Impact Statements), or surveys.
|Document / Webpage||Document Type||Address to submit comments||Deadline|
|Draft Management Plan & Learning Platform||
Via email to [email protected], or via mail to:
Department of Land and Natural Resources,Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Attn: Forestry Program
1151 Punchbowl St. Room 325, Honolulu, HI 96813
|June 7, 2023|
|Invitation to be a consulting party||Send an email to [email protected] to indicate you would like to participate as a consulting party||May 17, 2023|
|Early consultation opportunity for potential biocontrol projects targeting multiple invasive species||Online at: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/hisc/info/biocontrol/contact-us/||None|
|Informal website function & design survey||Online at: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw/website-survey/||None|
Users may want to explore our current administrative rules, or find more compliance documents at the website of the Environmental Review Program (formerly known as the Office of Environmental Quality Control) at the State Planning Office. If you don’t see something you are looking for, check out our announcements page or contact us.
Attend a Public Meeting of a Committee, Commission, or Council
Forestry & Wildlife manages committees, commissions, and councils related to our work. These groups hold meetings where input can be provided. Meetings of groups subject to Sunshine Law are posted ahead of time on the State Calendar. For meetings documents, visit the respective pages for the following committees, commissions, or councils.
- Forest Stewardship Advisory Committee
- Natural Area Reserves Commission
- Endangered Species Recovery Committee
- Game Management Advisory Commission
- Legacy Land Conservation Commission
- Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Council
- Nā Ala Hele Advisory Councils: Statewide, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Maui Nui (Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, & Maui), and Hawaiʻi Island
You can find additional boards and commissions on the DLNR website.
Send us a general comment or contact us directly
You can send us a note through the general form below. The form below will send your comment to our outreach staff. If you’d rather contact us directly, check our Contact Us page for phone and fax numbers, email addresses, directions to offices, and hotline numbers.
Note that this box is for general comments. If you want to comment on a specific management plan, draft rule, or other documents, that information is in the table above.