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DLNR Announces Closures, Cancellations Ahead of Hurricane Lane

DLNR park closures ahead of Hurricane Lane. File 2015 photo of Polipoli courtesy DLNR.

The Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources and its divisions are closing various properties in advance of Hurricane Lane. The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, set for Friday, Aug. 24 has been postponed.

Additional closures may be announced depending on the storms track over specific islands and this release will be updated accordingly over the next few days.

Division of State Parks:

Division of Forestry and Wildlife:

Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation :

Engineering Division:

Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands:

Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement:

DLNR Chair Suzanne Case said, “Our primary concern is public health and safety. While we realize closures and cancellations may be an inconvenience this is a powerful storm that could have dramatic and damaging impacts across the state. We want to be prepared to safeguard people’s safety using state resources as well as to protect those resources as much as possible in advance of Hurricane Lane.”