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This grate above the Kepaniwai Heritage Park at Iao Stream is a source of contention as the Commission on Water Resource Management monitors the current use of old sugar company diversions. Photo by Wendy OSHER © 2009
Nominations sought for open position on State Water Commission
October 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The State is seeking nominations to the Commission on Water Resource Management.  A Nominating Committee will screen the applicants and send to the Governor the names of at least three individuals for a single open position. The Water Commission is composed of seven members that have jurisdiction and final authority on matters relating to implementation […]


Two more years of restrictions approved for ‘Ahihi-Kina‘u Natural Area Reserve on Maui
Two more years of restrictions approved for ‘Ahihi-Kina‘u Natural Area Reserve on Maui
July 7th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The ‘Ahihi-Kinau’u Natural Area Reserve in South Maui will remain under restricted access for two more years under a plan approved by the state Board of land and Natural Resources.  “The most popular and well-used portions of the reserve will remain open for use during visitor hours as they have for the last two years, […]


State to discuss entry fees for Iao Valley State Monument: July 1, 2010
State to discuss entry fees for Iao Valley State Monument: July 1, 2010
July 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The implementation of entry fees at Maui’s Iao Valley State Monument will be the focus of discussion at a meeting tonight (Thursday, July 1, 2010) hosted by the state Department of Land and Natural Resoruces.  The agency will explain plans to begin charging entry fees for non-residents and commercial tour vehicles. The meeting runs from […]


State considers entry fees at ‘Iao State Park
State considers entry fees at ‘Iao State Park
June 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold a public information meeting on Thursday July 1, 2010 on Maui to explain plans by the Division of State Parks to begin charging entry fees for non-residents and commercial tour vehicles going to ‘Iao Valley State Monument. The meeting runs from 5 to 6 p.m. […]


Kula Forest Reserve.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Kula Forest Reserve hike part of National Trails Day
June 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The state is offering guided tours of the Kula Forest Reserve as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 5, 2010.  The group will drive up to the Mamane Trail, then hike down to the Upper Waiohuli Trail and out to the edge of the forest.  The five mile hike along Maui’s Na Ala […]


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OHA grants honor Hawaiian tradition
April 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees approved today $375,000 in community grants to the Bishop Museum, Hawai`i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA), and King William Charles Lunalilo Trust Estate for projects linking generations of Hawaiian Tradition across pre-contact, post-contact and modern times. The Bishop Museum received $100,000 for an exhibit featuring three Ku […]


$500,000 WATER UPGRADE TO BEGIN AT WAI`ANAPANAPA
$500,000 WATER UPGRADE TO BEGIN AT WAI`ANAPANAPA
January 28th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Posted by: Wendy OSHER © 2009 Photos by:  Wendy OSHER © 2009 WAI`ANAPANAPA, HANA, MAUI – State workers will begin construction Monday on a $500,000 water system improvement project at Wai’anapanapa State Park in East Maui. Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) officials say the work will include the replacement of the potable water […]


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DLNR, WILDLIFE PARTNERS TO SURVEY WATERBIRDS STATEWIDE
January 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

With notebooks and binoculars in hand dozens of wildlife biologists will take to Hawai`i’s wetlands on Wednesday, Jan. 21 for the statewide bi-annual waterbird surveys. Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife staff and volunteers will set out as early as 6 a.m. to survey more than 250 wetland sites […]


DLNR REOPENS KULA FOREST RESERVE ACCESS ROAD TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC
DLNR REOPENS KULA FOREST RESERVE ACCESS ROAD TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC
January 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

WAILUKU -The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reopens vehicle access on the Kula State Forest Reserve Access Road this afternoon.  The road was closed near the cement crossing to Polipoli State Park a week ago following heavy rains that resulted in unsafe conditions.  DLNR officials say milder weather in recent days allowed the […]