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April 07, 2018

Net and Fishing Violations Reported via DLNR App

Two men received citations from DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement officers on March 30th at Kahana Bay on O‘ahu’s windward coast.
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February 07, 2018

Mākena State Park to Close Thursday Morning for Tree-Trimming

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks will be conducting maintenance work at Mākena State Park on Thursday morning, Feb. 8
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February 02, 2018

First Year Update on Hawai‘i Biosecurity Plan

In the first year of its 10-year plan to strengthen biosecurity, the State of Hawai‘i reports it took dozens of steps to better control invasive species.
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February 01, 2018

Huge Net Ball Recovered Off Waikīkī

DLNR officials say it’s unknown whether the nets are part of the two-mile-long marine debris field that was first reported by a fisherman last weekend between Moloka‘i and Oah‘u
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January 16, 2018

“Weekend Warriors” Required to Get CM License for Selling Fish

People who sell the fish they catch in Hawaiian waters are required to have a commercial marine license, whether they’re full-time fishers or “weekend warriors”
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January 09, 2018

Access Denied: Group Urges Enforcement of Shoreline Access Laws

The request comes amid complaints saying resorts and vendors have been reserving space for hotel guests on public land with cabanas and beach umbrellas.
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December 08, 2017

Early History of Island Ranching is 2018 Calendar Theme

By 1929, there were 41 primary cattle ranches in the islands, including seven on Maui and one each on Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i and Kaho‘olawe.
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December 08, 2017

Grounded Pacific Paradise Removed from Reef, Sunk Offshore

The 79-foot Pacific Paradise vessel was successfully removed from the reef off Kaimana Beach on Oʻahu on Thursday, nearly two months after if became grounded.
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November 28, 2017

Closed Season on ‘Ama‘Ama Starts Dec. 1

Spawning season is here for ‘ama‘ama (striped mullet), which puts the popular nearshore fish off-limits from December through March.
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November 27, 2017

Beach User Hui Sues DLNR over Kā‘anapali Tour Boat Operators

A lawsuit has been filed against the state Department of Land and Natural Resources over the current permitting system for tour boat operators off of Kāʻanapali Beach.
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October 27, 2017

DLNR Responds to Aquarium Fishing Permits Ruling

Judge Crabtree ruled that, based upon a state Supreme Court opinion, existing permits for fine mesh nets used for catch of aquarium fish are illegal and invalid
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October 27, 2017

House Finance Committee Visiting Maui

The House Finance Committee continues its site visit with a stop today to Haʻikū Elementary and the Maui Food Innovation Center at UH Maui College.
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October 18, 2017

TV Special to Document Lehua Island Restoration Project

A project aimed at eradicating the invasive rats from the island will be the subject of a 30-minute TV documentary showcasing the operation from beginning to end.
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October 13, 2017

‘Īao Valley to Close for Two Months, Oct. 16–Dec. 16

Officials with the Department of Land and Natural Resources anticipate the park to reopen by Dec. 16, 2017, or sooner if conditions permit.
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September 25, 2017

Kula and Kahikinui Forest Reserves to Close for Two Weeks

Kula Forest Reserve, Waipoli Access Road, Kahikinui Forest Reserve - Papa‘anui Tract, and Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area will be closed for two weeks
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