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- KāʻanapaliDocuments Library Notice of Informational Briefing A public online informational meeting was held on September 24, 2020. The video recording is online on OCCL’s Video Channel. For further information, please see the press release in the documents library above. Kāʻanapali Beach Restoration Project: Executive Summary Kāʻanapali Beach has been negatively impacted by chronic erosion […]
- DLNR & YOU – Islands Adapting To A Changing Climate — Hawaiʻi Efforts; Broad Cross-Section of Public & Private Interests Working on Plans(Honolulu) - Climate change is anticipated to have profound effects in the Hawaiian Islands. Key indicators of the changing climate include rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, rising air and sea temperatures, rising sea levels and upper-ocean heat content, changing ocean chemistry and increasing ocean acidity, changing rainfall patterns, decreasing base flow in streams, changing wind and wave patterns, changing extremes, and changing habitats and species distributions.
- DLNR & YOU – Guiding Restoration Of Hawaiian Fishponds(Honolulu) – Loko i‘a, or traditional Hawaiian fishponds, are unique aquaculture systems that existed throughout ancient Hawai‘i. Although a 1990 statewide survey identified 488 loko i‘a sites, many were in degraded condition, and either completely beyond repair or unrecognizable.
- Coastal LandsCoastal Lands Program The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) is responsible for management of coastal resources including beaches, dunes, and rocky shorelines seaward of county jurisdictions and/or within the State Conservation District. The Coastal Lands Program is responsible for coordinating coastal management at DLNR-OCCL and maintaining […]
- Special ProjectsHoʻāla Loko Iʻa In 2012, a group of government agencies and nonprofit organizations committed to streamlining the permitting process for the restoration of traditional Hawaiian fishpond systems. The timeline for the project has been: October 23, 2013: Honua Consulting develops and publishes the Loko Iʻa Final Environmental Assessment January 2014: Preparation of Conservation District Use Application ST-3703 February 2014: Statewide […]
- Hoʻāla Loko IʻaHoʻāla Loko Iʻa In 2012, a group of government agencies and nonprofit organizations committed to streamlining the permitting process for the restoration of traditional Hawaiian fishpond systems. Update: Hoʻāla Loko Iʻa Permit Application Guidebook released! Project History March 2011: Practitioners at the Hui Mālama Loko I‘a Fishpond […]
- ʻAlalā in the News: Audubon MagazineAn article was recently published in the Audubon Magazine about The ʻAlalā Project and the recent decision to recapture the reintroduced ʻAlalā. To see the full article visit: https://www.audubon.org/news/the-hawaiian-crow-once-again-extinct-wild
- Puʻu Waʻa Waʻa Run for the Dry ForestCome support the conservation and restoration of dry forests in Hawaiʻi during the 11th Annual Run for the Dry Forest. The event is Saturday October 28th at Puʻu Waʻawaʻa. There will be a 10k run, a 5k walk/run, keiki run and activities, and a silent auction. The ʻAlalā Project will have an informational booth with […]
- Run For The Dry Forest At Puʻu WaʻawaʻaRun For The Dry Forest Puʻu Waʻawaʻa October 27th, 2018 7:30 am-12:00 pm Come and support the conservation and restoration efforts of our dry forests on Hawaiʻi Island during the 12th Annual Run for the Dry Forest! The event is Saturday, October 27th at Puʻu Waʻawaʻa. There will be a 10k run, a 5k walk/run, keiki […]
- ‘Alalā Released Into Natural Area ReserveSix Alala Released into Hawaii Natural Area Reserve from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. ‘ALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE Continued Efforts to Reintroduce Rare Crow Species to Native Forests of Hawai’i Island September 26, 2017 (Hilo, HI) – Six young ‘Alalā—critically endangered Hawaiian crows—were released into Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve on the Island […]