Volunteer Registration

Posted on Aug 19, 2018 in Main

Join DLNR for a day of volunteering and sign up for regular volunteer opportunities on our DLNR iVolunteer website. To learn what DLNR volunteers are currently doing, check out the DLNR Facebook page for updates. Join the fun and help Hawai`i’s environment!  The Department realizes the value of outreach to the public. Many local residents and visitors alike ...
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Volunteer Safety

Posted on Aug 18, 2018 in Featured, Main

Volunteer safety is the number one concern for DLNR. In order to ensure all volunteers are working in a safe environment DLNR recommends the following: Wear appropriate work clothes: long sleeve t-shirt, long pants, cleaned boots/ covered shoes, work gloves, and hat. Avoid slippers/ sandals, shorts, and tank tops. Pack and drink lots of water: staying hydrated ...
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Volunteer at a Natural Area Reserve

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in Main

  Pahole is a Natural Area Reserve (NAR) located in the Waianae mountain range. It is a diverse lowland mesic forest that is home to many rare and endangered species.  It was established in 1981 as part of the NARs mission to preserve and protect representative examples of Hawaiian ecosystems and geological formations. Due to ...
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Join us for a day of mālama at one of our Wildlife Sanctuaries or Natural Area Reserves! 1st Saturdays Volunteer Day at Kawainui Wildlife Sanctuary The Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife is restoring the Kawainui-Hamakua Complex to create wetland habitat for four endangered Hawaiian waterbirds present at the ...
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 Please join us for a day of non-native species removal at Mount Kaʻala! Mount Kaʻala is a Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the top of the Waianae mountain range.  Its summit is the highest point of Oahu reaching over 4,000 ft in elevation. The goal of the NAR is to preserve and protect representative examples of ...
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Help eradicate Euglandina rosea

Posted on Dec 4, 2014 in Main

Volunteer with the Snail Extinction Prevention Program (SEPP) on Dec 8 at Poamoho  and 12th at Palikea to help eradicate Euglandina rosea.  Euglandina rosea has been devastating for the native snail fauna of Hawaii and many other Pacific Islands, bringing many species to the brink of extinction. There is no bait or trap that will ...
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Invasive Species Removal

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 in Main

Various DLNR programs host volunteer service trips where community efforts do not go unnoticed. Volunteers have had a significant and positive impact at various DLNR project sites by helping to remove invasive plant species. Their efforts have promoted native habitat restoration and species recovery.           Native Hawaiian species arrived in Hawaiʻi with ...
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Community Outplanting

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in Main

Interested in restoring the native forests of Hawaiʻi? Join in on a community outplanting day with one of DLNR’s volunteer programs. Once invasive species are removed from a project site, native species are planted in their place and have the capability to thrive without competition. Outplanting is when staff and volunteers really get to put their ...
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