New DLNR rule proposed for Mauna Kea access

New DLNR rule proposed for Mauna Kea access

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Attorney General's office and Department of Land and Natural Resources Tuesday released the following statement regarding new rule proposals for Mauna Kea access:

To promote safe access to the Mauna Kea summit on Hawai'i Island, the State has proposed an emergency rule to be considered by the Hawai'i Board of Land and Natural Resources at its regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, July 10, 2015.  The proposed rule schedules nighttime hours during which individuals may not remain within a designated restricted area and also prohibits the presence of camping-related supplies within the restricted areas at all hours.

The proposed rule can be reviewed online at:

The proposed rule can also be reviewed in person at:

DOFAW Office on O'ahu at 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 325, Honolulu, Hawai'i  96813 or at the DOFAW Office on Hawai'i Island at 19 E. Kawili Street, Hilo, Hawai'i 96720 during regularly scheduled business hours.

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Native Hawaiian cultural access to Mauna Kea limited

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