DLNR Receives $1.7 Million from Federal Government to Aid and Protect Hawaii’s Endangered Species

Honolulu- The State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife, recently received over $1.7 million in federal grant funds. The appropriations will fund select conservation and restoration projects aimed at protecting Hawaii’s endangered species. “I applaud the Department of Land and Natural Resources for their efforts to preserve our State’s natural beauty and endangered wildlife,” said Senator Malama Solomon, chair of the Senate Committee on Water and Land. “Funding for…

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Senate Water and Land Chair to Visit the Islands of Maui and Lana‘i

MAUI –Senate Water and Land Chair Malama Solomon will conduct site visits on the islands of Maui and Lana‘i from Wednesday, September 18 to Friday, September 20, 2013. Invited by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the Senator will receive updates on various programs, projects, and concerns. Senator Gilbert Kahele, chair of the Tourism Committee, will also be joining the group. Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Koa forest watershed project • Iao Valley…

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Department of Land and Natural Resources to Update Senate Water and Land Committee

Honolulu- The Senate Committee on Water and Land will be holding an informational briefing to receive updates on several emergent issues being addressed by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). The briefing will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the State Capitol conference room 229. During the briefing the committee and department will discuss:   Beginning at 9:30 a.m.: The effects of the Federal sequester within DLNR….

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Windward Oahu Community to Receive Update on Natural Resources

Kailua, Oahu — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be updating the Kailua residents about projects under its jurisdiction on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kainalu Elementary School.   The DLNR representatives presenting are: Guy Kaulukukui, DLNR Deputy Director, will provide division reports for the Windward District Ed Underwood, of the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation-Kailua Bay Paul Conry, of Hamakua Wetlands, Kawainui Marsh and Ulupo The…

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Senate and House receive update on progress of State Historic Preservation Division

On On November 1, 2011, the Senate Committees on Water Land and Housing and Hawaiian Affairs held a joint informational briefing with their House counterparts to receive an update on the State Historic Preservation Division’s (SHPD) progress in meeting requirements issued by the National Park Service in 2010, in order to maintain future federal funding for SHPD activities. During the briefing, Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Director William Aila Jr. provided remarks to…

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Senate Committee on Water, Land and Housing Hosting DLNR Listening Sessions on Hawai‘i Island

HILO—The Senate Committee on Water, Land and Housing (WLH) Chair Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz and Vice Chair Senator Malama Solomon in partnership with Senator Gilbert Kahele are hosting the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Hawai‘i Island Listening Sessions on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5, 2011. The DLNR Administration team, including Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr., First Deputy Guy H. Kaulukukui, and Water Deputy Bill M. Tam from Honolulu, is visiting…

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Briefing on Public Land Development Corporation to be Held

Honolulu — The Senate Committee on Water, Land and Housing and House Committee on Water, Land and Ocean Resources will be holding a joint informational briefing to discuss the progress and status of the Public Land Development Corporation on Thursday, October 6, 2011. The briefing will take place at the State Capitol’s room 16 at 2 p.m. “The briefing will provide the public and Legislature an update on the progress of the Public Land Development…

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DLNR Well Received At Kaua‘i Listening Sessions

Kauai — On the first leg of its statewide listening sessions, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) administrative team made a historic visit to Kauai on Saturday, August 20, 2011 to conduct two Listening Sessions with local residents. The first session was held in the morning at Kilauea School cafeteria, the second was held in the afternoon at Wilcox Elementary School cafeteria. “We would like to thank Senator Ron Kouchi for organizing these…

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Briefing on Public Land Development Corporation to be Held

Honolulu — The Senate Committee on Water, Land and Housing and House Committee on Water, Land and Ocean Resources will be holding a joint informational briefing to discuss the progress and status of the Public Land Development Corporation on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. The briefing will take place at the State Capitol’s room 16 at 10 a.m. “The briefing will provide the public with an overall perspective on the optimization plan regarding the Public Land…

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