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Hawaii Rejects Demand For Aquarium Fishing Moratorium Courtesy: Randy Chiu/Flickr

Hawaii Rejects Demand For Aquarium Fishing Moratorium

The Department of Land and Natural Resources says this won't help distressed coral reefs, but other measures might. A management plan is in the works.
DLNR Names New Head of Parks Division DLNR

DLNR Names New Head of Parks Division

Longtime Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources employee will head the State Parks Division.
Convicted Car Dealer Poised to Donate Hawaii Kai Land for Nature Reserve DLNR

Convicted Car Dealer Poised to Donate Hawaii Kai Land for Nature Reserve

The DLNR is in the process of negotiating for the 300-acre site in the Pia Valley owned by James Pflueger and other family members.
Hawaii DLNR Official Has Close Connection to Virginia Shootings Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii DLNR Official Has Close Connection to Virginia Shootings

Dan Dennison had been the news director of WDBJ in Roanoke, and hired and fired the man suspected of shooting two colleagues, Hawaii News Now reports.
Ige Signs Rules to Create Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area Larry Loos/Flickr

Ige Signs Rules to Create Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area

The Hawaii governor had been under pressure for months to sign the rules, which were years in the making.
‘Energy and Passion’ for Maunalua Bay Drives a Deep Debate Over the Future of the Marine Sanctuary Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Energy and Passion’ for Maunalua Bay Drives a Deep Debate Over the Future of the Marine Sanctuary

Hawaii Kai residents packed an elementary school cafeteria to air their concerns and try to learn more about the potential for new restrictions.
DLNR Rules Linger in Governor’s Office Wikimedia Commons

DLNR Rules Linger in Governor’s Office

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has yet to sign off on aquarium fishing rules and commercial fishing restrictions off Kauai.
The Projector: Voyage Recalled, Rail Debated, New DLNR Pick and the Mountaintop Scene Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Voyage Recalled, Rail Debated, New DLNR Pick and the Mountaintop Scene

At the Hawaii Capitol this week, members of the original Hokulea crew were honored, a tax surcharge extension for the Honolulu rail project moved ahead, and Gov. David Ige announced a new choice to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Meanwhile, all eyes were on Mauna Kea.
Senate Committee Sets Hearing for Ige’s New Choice to Head DLNR Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Committee Sets Hearing for Ige’s New Choice to Head DLNR

Water and Land Committee to consider the appointment of Suzanne Case.
Deadline Looms for Ige to Pick New DLNR Chair Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Deadline Looms for Ige to Pick New DLNR Chair

With the Carleton Ching appointment behind him, the governor has until Monday to nominate someone else if the Senate is to confirm him or her this session.
Remembering Laura Thielen’s Own DLNR Confirmation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Remembering Laura Thielen’s Own DLNR Confirmation

In spite of "many strong concerns about the nominee," Lingle's appointment received more than enough votes.
LIVE: Day 2 of Carleton Ching’s DLNR Nomination Hearing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

LIVE: Day 2 of Carleton Ching’s DLNR Nomination Hearing

Hawaii senators continue their questioning of the controversial chairman nominee for the Department of Land and Natural Resources.