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TAG: Department of Land and Natural Resources
March 27, 2013

DLNR Hearings Relating to Introduced Wildlife

The Maui meeting takes place on Monday, April 1st at 6 p.m. at the Lihikai Elementary School in Kahului. DLNR hosts a series of public hearings to discuss proposed amendments that prohibit and deter the transport and release of introduced wildlife.
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August 03, 2012

Public Meeting on New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map

The county is encouraging property owners to attend an information meeting on Aug. 13 that will cover the new FEMA flood insurance rate maps that become effective Sept 19, 2012.
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June 06, 2012

Federal Court Rules State Can Regulate Beach Weddings

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday upheld the State of Hawaii’s right to regulate commercial weddings on public beaches.
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May 18, 2012

Fishermen Have Rest of May to Catch Moi

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the moi fishing season is closed beginning Friday, June 1.
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April 27, 2012

Input Sought for State Historic Preservation 5-Year Plan

The Dept. of Land & Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Div. will hold community meetings to gather input on the 2012-2017 State Historic Preservation Plan.
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April 09, 2012

Lobster and Kona Crab Season Closes May 1

The Department of Land and Natural Resources reminds the public that the season for taking spiny and slipper lobsters and Kona crabs will close on Tuesday, May 1.
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February 28, 2012

New Flood Maps May Mean Higher Flood Insurance

To assist residents and business owners in understanding the upcoming new flood map changes, there will be a public meeting on March 12 in Kihei.
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February 02, 2012

Free National Flood Insurance Workshop for Professionals

The Dept. of Land & Natural Resources and FEMA will co-sponsor a free workshop March 1 on Maui on the National Flood Insurance Program's Elevation Certificates.
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January 11, 2012

Monk Seal Reward Grows to $30,000

The total reward now being offered has grown to $30,000 in the monk seal killings on Maui and Kauai.
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September 01, 2011

Bottomfishing Season Opens Today

Today, the State marine waters are officially re-opened for the 2011-2012 bottom fish fishing year, although there are still 12 bottomfish restricted fishing areas still remain in effect.
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August 09, 2011

New Bottomfishing Rules Explained at State Workshop

In preparation for the Sept 1 opening of the main Hawaiian Islands bottomfish fishery, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) are hosting three free public workshops on the new regulations.
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May 04, 2011

Angie Westfall, New Official Keeper State’s Historical Places Register

Businesses seeking new building modifications on historic buildings will now be working with a new architecture branch chief at the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) State Historic Preservation Department (SHPD).
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February 24, 2010

Carroll Seeks Transfer of Kalawao County to DHHL

Representative Mele Carroll of Maui introduced a Senate Bill aimed at transferring Kalawao County to the Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL).  Kalawao County, which encompasses the historic Kalaupapa settlement for Hansen’s Disease patients on Molokai, is currently under the ownership and management of the state department of Health and the Department of Land and Natural... Read more »
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February 18, 2010

Manele Slated for New Ferry Loading Dock

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) invites the public to attend an information meeting at 5 p.m., on Tuesday February 23, 2010 to discuss the planning document and environmental assessment that will be prepared for the ferry loading dock improvements at the Manele small boat harbor on Lana‘i. The meeting will be held... Read more »
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February 12, 2010

45 Youth Work on Kanaha Pond Restoration

By Wendy Osher Forty-five Youth Conservation Corps members will participate in a day of service on Monday, February 15, 2010 to restore Maui’s Kanaha Pond in Kahului.  The group will work to remove invasive plants, plat native species, and remove a fence to improve accessibility for future restoration efforts. Kanaha Pond is a 234-acre wetland... Read more »
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