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  HILO – Anyone who may have witnessed or have knowledge of rocks being placed on the   Mauna Kea Access Road, late afternoon, on May 16, 2016, is asked to contact the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE). This happened at the 5.5 mile marker of the summit road, at the 12,500 ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: State conservation officers seeking person of interest for Mauna Kea road obstruction

HONOLULU —  A fish with a lot of “fingers” will be hands-off starting June 1.  The season for moi, or Pacific threadfin, will be closed from June through August in Hawaii waters. Moi is the only fish in Hawai‘i belonging to the genus Polydactylus, which is Greek for “many fingers”.  The “fingers” are actually six ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: “Hands off” of moi during June through August

LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The state is continuing its efforts to restore the Pu‘u Ka Pele Forest Reserve on Kaua‘i and the newly out-planted koa trees within the previously burned and logged area, by carrying out an animal control hunt within a designated portion of the forest reserve.  This animal control will begin on June 6, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR holds public meeting June 2 on Koke’e animal control within Pu’u Ka Pele fire reforestation project

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (May 24, 2016) – The Army will hold an intimate Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at the Post Cemetery, here, Monday at 10 a.m. The public is invited to join in honoring Army veterans and members of our sister services who gave their lives in service of our country. Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, commander, 25th Infantry ...
Read More USAG NEWS RELEASE: Army hosting Memorial Day Remembrance at Schofield

HONOLULU – The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will host a free brown bag lunch lecture by nationally recognized venture capitalist, technology expert, business executive and media commentator Jonathan Aberman on Wednesday, June 1 from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the NELHA Gateway Center in Kailua-Kona. Seating is limited for Aberman’s presentation, “The Challenge ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: High Technology Development Corporation hosts forum on entrepreneurship with noted business innovation expert

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu residents that Runway 8R-26L will be closed for airfield maintenance from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and nightly from midnight to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 through Saturday morning, May 28, 2016. During this time flight patterns will be altered ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Runway 8R-26L temporarily closed at Honolulu International Airport for airfield maintenance

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that the Department of the Attorney General has charged eight sex offenders with Failure to Comply with Covered Offender Registration Requirements in the last three months. Most recently the Department has charged Randy Maunakea, Justin Jumawan, Mose Tauaefa, and Thomas Carreira. Maunakea was charged on May 5, 2016 ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General charges eight sex offenders with violating registration requirements

DLNR SUSPECTS LOOSE DOGS MAY BE CULPRITS  LIHUE, KAUAI —   On Sunday May 22 and continuing today, State wildlife officials on Kauai are responding to the discovery of 34 dead Wedge-tailed shearwaters in the seabird colony at Spouting Horn, Lawai area on the south coast. Most of the kills were found near the parking lot ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Dead Wedge-tailed shearwaters found at Lawai, Kauai

Protecting Rare Endemic Seabirds on Kauai (HONOLULU) – They use technology like radar, acoustic monitoring devices and lasers. They reach into cliff-top burrows to monitor breeding birds and they partner with other organizations to protect the birds from introduced predators like feral cats that attack them. They exemplify partnership by forging relationships with numerous organizations, working ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Endangered seabird team receives national recognition for innovation

HILO – At approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, Hale Nani Reintegration Center inmate Sloan Deleon was seen running out of a dorm and up a hillside. The dorm was put on lockdown status while corrections officers immediately gave chase, calling out his name in the woods.  A few minutes later, Deleon was noticed ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Attempted contraband run on Big Island thwarted by Hale Nanai Reintegration Center correctional officers and staff