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Loko i‘a essential to ‘ahupua‘a health, food security, community resilience and ecosystem services (Honolulu) – Loko i‘a, or traditional Hawaiian fishponds, are unique aquaculture systems that existed throughout ancient Hawai‘i. ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR & You – Guiding Restoration of Hawaiian Fishponds

HONOLULU – The Highways, Harbors and Airports Divisions within the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) are making preparations in advance of the severe weather forecast from Hurricanes Madeline and Lester, ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT Preparations Underway In Advance of Storms Madeline and Lester

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Buth-Na-Bodhaige, Inc. dba The Body Shop for failing to submit its annual report ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health Cites the Body Shop for Glass Advanced Disposal Fee Violations; Deposit Beverage Container Program Obtains Conviction for Fraud

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its third quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report, where the data shows Hawaii’s economy continues to expand. “We ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT Predicts Steady Economic Growth

Senator Schatz & Departments of Interior & Agriculture Applauded for Respond (HONOLULU) –  The State of Hawaiʻi applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Interior and Senator Brian Schatz ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Additional Federal Funding for Rapid ‘Ōhiʻa Death Response & Treatment

Kokua’s Golden Anniversary

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 in Proclamations

For UH associate dean Denise Antolini’s environmental law students and others across the state, the  IUCN’s World Conservation Congress is the “opportunity of a lifetime.” It’s a chance to make ...
Read More ‘MADE IN HAWAIʻI’ MOTIONS CALL FOR LOCAL, GLOBAL ACTION

Public & Private Partners Promote Responsible Viewing (Honolulu) – The popularity of self-guided or commercial tours that offer marine-life encounters with turtles, dolphins, whales, manta rays, and even sharks, brings ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Human Impacts on Hawaii’s Wildlife Resources

Road closures and planning for O‘ahu residents The World Conservation Congress will be held in Honolulu from September 1-10, 2016, at venues including the Hawaii Convention Center and the Neal ...
Read More JOINT DLNR / CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU NEWS RELEASE: IUCN World Conservation Congress Hawaii 2016 Joint News Release