Hawaii News Digest, 03 November 2017, 1220 UTC, Post #15900. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36752778/abundance-of-high-hazard-dams-create-challenge-for-state-inspectors Accessed on 03 November 2017, 1220 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Hawaii's 132 dams are an accident waiting to happen. According to the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), more than 90 percent of Hawaii's 132 … Continue reading Hawaii has 132 dams…the vast majority are “high hazard”.
Hawaii News Digest, 28 October 2017, 0430 UTC, Post #15855. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36705694/3-arrested-at-state-meeting-amid-protests-of-board-member Reporter: Ashley Nagaoka ("Hawaii News Now"). Accessed on 28 October 2017, 0430 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: On Friday, 27 October 2017, Honolulu police arrested three opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope Project who disrupted a meeting of … Continue reading Three arrested at state meeting amid protests of board member
Hawaii News Digest, 07 October 2017, 1555 UTC, Post #15730. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/laupahoehoe-has-driest-september-recod-below-average-rainfall-continues-east-hawaii Reporter: Jeff Hansel (Hawaii Tribune-Herald). Accessed on 07 October 2017, 1555 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: A prolonged dry period continues for much of the Hamakua Coast of Hawaii Island. According to National Weather Service hydrologist Kevin Kodama … Continue reading Laupahoehoe has driest September on record
Hawaii News Digest, 29 September 2017, 0645 UTC, Post #15677. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/09/28/breaking-news/state-land-board-grants-construction-permit-for-thirty-meter-telescope/ Accessed on 29 September 2017, 0645 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii State Board of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has voted 5-2 to approve a conservation district use permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna … Continue reading Land Board approves TMT permit
Hawaii News Digest, 27 September 2017, 1620 UTC, Post #15668. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/6-hawaiian-crows-released-into-wild Accessed on 27 September 2017,1620 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources is trying again to reestablish the Hawaiian crow or 'alala into its former range on Hawaii Island. The 'alala … Continue reading 6 Hawaiian crows released into the wild
Hawaii News Digest, 27 September 2017, 0545 UTC, Post #15661. Source: http://khon2.com/2017/09/26/brush-fire-forces-closure-of-kauai-state-park-popular-kalalau-hiking-trail/ Accessed on 27 September 2017, 0545 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: Hawaii Island isn't the only place suffering from brush fires. On Kauai, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed Haena State Park and the … Continue reading Brush fire forces closure of Kauai State Park, popular Kalalau hiking trail
Hawaii News Digest, 13 September 2017, 0505 hrs, UTC, Post #15578. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36352460/lehua-island-rodentcide-drops-complete Reporter: Lisa Kubota (Hawaii News Now). Accessed on 13 September 2017, 0505 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full report. Comment: The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has completed its final and controversial rodenticide drop on … Continue reading Amid controversy, DLNR completes final drop of rat poison on Lehua Island