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OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF NOV. 9 – NOV. 11   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HONOLULU (24-HOUR WORK) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pali ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekend lane closures

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, ...
Read More Flags to fly at half-staff as a sign of respect for the victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California

(Hilo) –  Next week staff from the Big Island Invasive Species Committee, the DLNR Divisions of State Parks and Forestry and Wildlife will be working to fell and remove several `ohi`a trees that show symptoms of the fungal disease known as Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD). After the first suspected detection at Kalōpā State Recreation Area ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Work to Address Rapid Ohia Death in Hawaii Island State Park Beginning, Nov. 8, 2018

HONOLULU —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the 2018-2019 Game Bird Hunting Season opened on Saturday, November 3, 2018.  The fall game bird hunting season will run through Sunday, January 27, 2019.  A valid hunting license and a game bird stamp are required for all game bird hunting on public and private ...
Read More News release from DLNR – 2018-2019 GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON OPENS THROUGH JANUARY 2019

LIHUE – A cultural gathering was held Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 near the Waioli Stream Bridge in Hanalei, Kauai. The gathering was jointly organized by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Hanalei Roads Committee, and native Hawaiian organization Hui Hoomalu I Ka Aina to celebrate the rich history of the Waioli, Waipa and Waikoko Stream ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Cultural gathering held to celebrate Waioli, Waipa & Waikoko Bridges

Coalition timeline COMMEMORATING 40 YEARS OF CITIZEN ACTIVISM TO PROTECT O’AHU’S WILD KA IWI COAST Bronze Plaque Will Recognize Extraordinary Efforts (Honolulu) – Grassroots groups Ka Iwi Coalition and Livable Hawaii Kai Hui (LHK), together with the DLNR Division of State Parks, will unveil and dedicate a bronze commemorative plaque during a ceremony at noon ...
Read More DLNR Release and Media Advisory-Ka Iwi Protectors Recognized for 40 Years of Citizen Activism, Nov. 5, 2018

Board Vacancies HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is looking for qualified and dedicated volunteers to fill current and upcoming vacancies on boards, commissions and committees across the state. The governor makes appointments and nominations to more than 185 boards and commissions established by the State of Hawai‘i Constitution, state statutes ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DCCA Seeking Applicants for Public State Boards

WORLD PANCREATIC CANCER DAY

Posted on Nov 2, 2018 in Proclamations

(Honolulu) – Just before 10:30 this morning DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources (DOCARE) officers monitoring fishing activities on the first day of the Akule (Big Eye Scad) season, off Haleiwa on O‘ahu’s north shore, began watching the vessel Isao. It is a commercial shark diving boat based at Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor.  Officers witnessed ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Boat Crewman Charged for Feeding Sharks, Nov. 1, 2018