DLNR listening session tomorrow on Lanai

DLNR News Release

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is visiting Lanai to conduct a listening session on Wednesday, Feb. 29. It runs from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Lanai Senior Center.

The DLNR Chairperson William J. Aila, Jr., First Deputy Guy H. Kaulukukui, and Water Deputy Bill M. Tam from Honolulu will be visiting Lanai to hear community comments, questions and concerns regarding topics under the Department’s jurisdiction. This is part of a series of DLNR listening sessions conducted statewide.

The DLNR is responsible for managing 1.3 million acres of state land, 3 million acres of state ocean waters, 2 million acres of conservation district lands, our drinking water supply, our fisheries, coral reefs, indigenous and endangered flora and fauna, and all of Hawaii’s historic and cultural sites.

The DLNR’s management responsibilities are vast and complex, from the mountaintops to three miles seaward of our beautiful coasts. The health of Hawaii’s environment is integral and directly related to its economy and quality of life.

For more on DLNR and its divisions visit www.hawaii.gov/dlnr. If you are unable to attend but would like to send your comments, questions, and concerns to the DLNR, e-mail: DLNR2011ListeningSessions@hawaii.gov.

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