Hawaii Gov. David Ige is recruiting “qualified and dedicated people” interested in serving on the state Board of Land and Natural Resources.

The designated Maui and Oahu land district seats are open, according to a press release Wednesday. The volunteer board positions, which hold four-year terms, require attendance at BLNR meetings on Oahu twice a month “and more often as needed.”

DLNR Suzanne Case at the Legislature.
Suzanne Case in 2019. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige is seeking applicants with “balanced and inclusive perspectives, committed to the conservation and protection and sustainable use” of Hawaii’s natural and cultural resources.

Those resources are the public trust responsibilities of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.

The DLNR manages forestry and wildlife, aquatic resources, state parks, boating and ocean recreation, historic preservation and conservation and coastal lands.

BLNR members must be approved by the state Senate and are required to provide public financial disclosure information.

The BLNR has seven members total, including chair Suzanne Case, who also heads the DLNR.

Interested? Apply online here.

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