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LIVE: Carleton Ching’s DLNR Nomination Hearing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

LIVE: Carleton Ching’s DLNR Nomination Hearing

Watch the live stream of the controversial nominee for chairman of the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
Cabinet Website Says Ching Already Leads DLNR Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Cabinet Website Says Ching Already Leads DLNR

That's premature, as Gov. Ige's nomination to lead the land board still awaits Senate confirmation.
Ige Urges Senators to Support Carleton Ching Nomination for DLNR Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Urges Senators to Support Carleton Ching Nomination for DLNR

The governor sent a letter to senators listing reasons to support his controversial nominee, ranging from his executive experience to the fact that he grew up in Hawaii.
Pod Squad on Carleton Ching, Ige’s Controversial DLNR Pick Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad on Carleton Ching, Ige’s Controversial DLNR Pick

Columnist Ian Lind joins the Civil Beat podcast team to discuss Carleton Ching's nomination to head the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.
Governor Stands Behind Decision to Nominate Ching for DLNR Director Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Stands Behind Decision to Nominate Ching for DLNR Director

David Ige held his first "media availability," something he said he'd do regularly.
DLNR: ‘Serious Natural Resource Damage’ Leads to Kaena Point Changes DLNR

DLNR: ‘Serious Natural Resource Damage’ Leads to Kaena Point Changes

The agency is implementing a vehicle access permit system for the heavily used roads at the state park reserve.
Thielen, DLNR to Join Civil Cafe Discussion on Hiking in Hawaii PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Thielen, DLNR to Join Civil Cafe Discussion on Hiking in Hawaii

Hawaii's heavenly hikes come with risks and a host of other issues for residents and visitors. Our panel of experts will address the issues.
Debate Rises Over Development Plan for Kailua Marsh

Debate Rises Over Development Plan for Kailua Marsh

Is Hawaii muddying the waters with its plan for the Kawainui wetlands?
Lawsuit: DLNR Must Study Effects of Aquarium Fish Trade on Hawaii Reefs Wikimedia Commons

Lawsuit: DLNR Must Study Effects of Aquarium Fish Trade on Hawaii Reefs

Environmental advocates protesting state law allowing unlimited collection of reef fish.
Native Hawaiians Sue City Over Haleiwa Park Sale

Native Hawaiians Sue City Over Haleiwa Park Sale

UPDATED Lawsuit alleges that city is bowing to special interests and blocking public access.
Hawaii Land Corp. Pushes Forward on Projects, Despite Lack of Rules

Hawaii Land Corp. Pushes Forward on Projects, Despite Lack of Rules

Public lands group eyes first projects — bees, a golf course and developing farmlands.

Hawaii Historic Preservation Office Spent Job Money on Cars, iPads

State agency's lack of staff puts important Hawaii projects at risk.