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Hawai’i Island Trails need your help! The Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program is looking for volunteers to assist us in our trail use survey project. We’re trying to get a better idea of who and how many folks hike on our trails on Hawai‘i Island. Times and locations are flexible to fit your schedule! Interested?       ...
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2018 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Lottery Results The 2018 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Lottery Results (drawn digitally for the first time) are available here.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release January 10, 2018 COMMUNITY INPUT SOUGHT ON PLANNING FOR  KA‘IWA RIDGE TRAIL (LANIKAI PILLBOX TRAIL) MASTER PLAN HONOLULU —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Nā Ala Hele ...
Read More Community Input Sought on Planning for Kaʻiwa Ridge Trail (Lanikai Pillbox Trail) Master Plan

The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is pleased to announce that application forms for the 2017 Lanai Axis deer hunting season, together with instruction sheets, will be available at all DOFAW Offices Statewide beginning Monday October 17, 2016.  Applicants may also apply online.  A ten ...
Read More 2017 LANAI AXIS DEER HUNTING SEASON HUNT ANNOUNCEMENT

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 will have accurate information on where to start searching.

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 and disregard  warning signs. Staying on the trail greatly reduces your chances of having a serious fall or getting lost. ...
Read More Hiking Safely in Hawai’i Tip: Stay on Trail