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Architecture of H.L. Kerr featured in DLNR 2013 calendar

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources has announced the availability of its 2013 Historic Sites calendar, “The Architecture of H.L. Kerr.” The calendar is a project of the DLNR and the Hawaii Heritage Center. This year, it features the work of celebrated architect H.L. Kerr, who designed more than 1,000 buildings in […]

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Abercrombie appoints Kiaaina as DLNR deputy director

Abercrombie appoints Kiaaina as DLNR deputy director

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the appointment of Esther Puakela Kiaaina to the deputy director position of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). Kiaaina fills the vacancy left by Guy Kaulukukui who resigned in August. She begins Oct. 15, 2012. “Esther is committed to public service and is passionate about our […]

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Legacy program seeks applicants for acquisition funding

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Legacy Land Conservation Program is seeking applicants for grants from the State Land Conservation Fund to fund the protection, through acquisition, of lands having value as a resource to the State of Hawaii. The Legacy Land Conservation Program provides an annual source of funding for […]

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Close season for moi fishing begins June 1

Close season for moi fishing begins June 1

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the moi fishing season is closed beginning Friday, June 1, 2012. State regulations make it unlawful for any person to take, possess, or sell any moi during June, July, and August. “Moi is one of Hawaii’s most significant fish species, from […]

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Input sought for 5-year historic preservation plan

Input sought for 5-year historic preservation plan

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) has scheduled community meetings statewide in May to provide opportunity for public input on the development of the 2012-2017 State Historic Preservation Plan. “Historic sites are tangible evidence of a colorful, rich heritage and provide the community with a sense […]

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Six Big Tree champions crowned in Hawaii

Six Big Tree champions crowned in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Six Hawaii trees received national titles in this year’s American Forests’ newly released National Register of Big Trees, which recognizes the biggest tree of hundreds of species, gave six Hawaii trees national titles. Three of the trees are on the Big Island. The Department of Land and Natural Resources submitted nominations for the […]

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Legacy Land Conservation program seeks applicants

Legacy Land Conservation program seeks applicants

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Legacy Land Conservation Program (LLCP) is seeking applicants for grants from the State Land Conservation Fund to fund the protection, through acquisition, of lands having value as a resource to the state. The Legacy Land Conservation Program provides an annual source of funding for the […]

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DLNR hearing on boating administrative rules (Feb. 24)

DLNR hearing on boating administrative rules (Feb. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources is hosting statewide public hearings this month on proposed amendments and additions to its Hawaii Administrative Rules for the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation. These rule amendments to Title 13, Subtitle 11, Ocean Recreation and Coastal Areas, parts 1 and 3, are being proposed to […]

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Aila confirmation hearing set for Feb. 12

Aila confirmation hearing set for Feb. 12

MEDIA RELEASE The confirmation hearing for William J. Aila Jr., Interim Chairman of the Department of Land and Natural Resources has been scheduled for 1:15 p.m. Saturday Feb. 12. Anyone wishing to submit comments on GM 517 in support or opposition may do so by e-mail, by online testimony website, or in person. For details […]

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Thielen: Honokohau is not mismanaged

Thielen: Honokohau is not mismanaged

The following statement was released Wednesday by Laura Thielen, chairwoman of the Department of Land and Natural Resources: Some boaters in Honokohau Harbor have questioned the state’s management. They want to keep all the revenues from the harbor – including lease rent from lands near the harbor – for exclusive use at Honokohau at the […]

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Agreement also outlines policy on exchanging law enforcement information, boating safety and search and rescue incidents

DLNR, Coast Guard sign recreational boating safety cooperative agreement

Agreement also outlines policy on exchanging law enforcement information, boating safety and search and rescue incidents

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Parks staff prepare to launch online permit system

Parks staff prepare to launch online permit system

No camping or lodging permits will be issued on Maui, Kauai or Hawaii on Feb. 9 due to staff training session MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks is preparing for the launch in the next few months of a new online camping and lodging reservation and permit […]

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DLNR land lease offer includes Waiakea parcel

DLNR land lease offer includes Waiakea parcel

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources is advertising industrial and commercial lands for lease. Legal notices for two of the properties have already been published and others will be published in the near future. “The renewed focus to solicit and issue long-term leases on vacant or soon-to-become vacant state lands is fundamental […]

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Thielen not giving up on Recreational Renaissance

Thielen not giving up on Recreational Renaissance

Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Now the legislative session is over, the fall out begins. One of the casualties was the governor’s Recreational Renaissance program, which was designed to update and improve the state’s facilities. The bill was supported by the House, but the Senate killed it late in the session. Department of Land and Natural […]

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