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KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII  –  The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks has reopened the Kekaha Kai State Park-Maniniowali (Kua Bay) section this morning following an assessment of wave and current conditions. # # Media Contact: Deborah Ward DLNR Communications specialist Phone: (808) 587-0320      

15 Puaiohi Released (LIHUE, KAUAI) – Captive-reared puaiohi flew into the forests of Kaua‘i today, marking the end of a successful breeding program for the species and beginning the next step in its recovery.  Conservation biologists from the Kaua‘i Forest Bird Recovery Project (KFBRP), State of Hawai’i’s Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is moving forward with improvements to the Paumalu Stream Bridge in order to lift weight restrictions as soon as possible. The bridge is on Kamehameha Highway, located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach. Damage to the concrete support columns was discovered during a ...
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  State’s improved financial outlook leads to lower interest rates on refunding general obligation bonds HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has announced that the state will be saving $32.8 million following the completion of a $345 million refunding general obligation bond sale. The bonds were previously issued at a higher interest rate. They fund construction ...
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HONOLULU – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today held a Zika Action Plan Summit, bringing together state and local senior officials to provide them with the information and tools needed to improve Zika preparedness and response within their state and jurisdictions. A delegation of leaders from the Hawaii State Department of ...
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HONOLULU  —   Enforcement officers of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) today towed a piece of sperm whale remnant several miles out to sea before releasing it for currents to take it away from the islands.  Earlier this morning, the remnant weighing several tons was found about 200 yards offshore from Kalanianaole Beach ...
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HONOLULU –  The Department of Land and Natural Resources has posted shark warning signs this afternoon on the west Maui coastline from Lone Pine (milepost 13 on Honoapi‘ilani Highway)  to the Olowalu Recycling Center, following a report received just before 2 p.m. today that 46-year old female visitor was bitten on the fin by a ...
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Medical Biller’s Day

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 in Proclamations