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JOINT NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 24, 2018 ELEVEN ‘ALALĀ THRIVING IN NATIVE FOREST AFTER THREE & A HALF MONTHS Continual Monitoring & Preps Underway for Additional Releases (HILO, HAWAI‘I) – You usually hear them before you see them.  There’s no mistaking the loud and often times synchronized cacophony of caws from eleven ‘Alalā ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release January 3, 2018 RAPID ASSESSMENT TEAM DEPLOYS TO LEHUA AFTER TWO RODENTS DETECTED Species & Origins of Animals Caught on Camera Unknown   (Lihue, Kaua‘i) – A rapid assessment team comprised of experts from Island ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE  CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release December 20, 2017   HAWAI‘I WILDLIFE CONSERVATION STAMP CONTEST SEEKS ENTRIES FOR 2018-19 HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking entries in an art contest ...
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KAWAINUI-HĀMĀKUA MASTER PLAN PROJECT December 8, 2017 The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Project. This DEIS has been published for public review and comments by the State ...
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October 21, 2014 The State of Hawaii, Department of Land & Natural Resources, Division of Forestry & Wildlife (DOFAW) announces a make-up weekend for the 2014 Lanai Mouflon sheep season. Hunters drawn for week 9, October 18-19, 2014 whose hunt was cancelled due to Hurricane Ana are able to participate. The make-up weekend hunt will ...
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Introduction Unbeknown to most, Hawaii’s native duck, the Koloa Maoli, has been a part of the ecosystem of the Hawaiian Islands for over 100,000 years. It is unique to these remote islands – found nowhere else on Earth. Like many native species it is threatened with extinction from the combined forces of habitat loss, introduced predators, ...
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2013-2014 GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in featured

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE 2013-2014 GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON  The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of the 2013-2014 Game Bird Hunting Season on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  The fall game bird hunting season will run through Monday, January 20, 2014, with legal hunting days on Saturday, Sunday, and State ...
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High tech cameras placed at remote breeding sites are providing insight into the secret lives of Kauai’s endangered seabirds. “These cameras have provided us with a window into a side of the birds that we simply never see,” explained Dr. André Raine, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project coordinator. “Watching the birds returning to their burrows ...
Read More A sneak peek into the lives of Kauai’s Endangered Seabirds