STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED PROGRAMMATIC SAFE HARBOR AGREEMENT COVERING HAWAIIAN GOOSE, DUCK, MOORHEN, COOT AND STILT FOR PARTICIPANTS OF USDA FARM BILL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS.
DATE/TIME: December 5, 2006; 7 p.m.
PLACE: Lanai High School
555 Fraser Avenue, Lanai City
DATE/TIME: December 7, 2006; 7 p.m.
PLACE: Department of Land and Natural
Resources Board Room
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room #132,
DATE/TIME: December 12, 2006; 7 p.m.
PLACE: Lihue Neighborhood Community Center
3353 Eono Street, Lihue
DATE/TIME: December 13, 2006; 7 p.m.
PLACE: Mitchell Pauole Community Center
90 Ainoa Street, Kaunakakai
DATE/TIME: December 19, 2006; 7 p.m.
PLACE: Velma McWayne Santos Community
395 Waena Place, Wailuku
DATE/TIME: December 21, 2006; 7 p.m.
PLACE: Hilo Division of Forestry and Wildlife Office
199 East Kawaili Street, Hilo
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii, pursuant to Chapter 195D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, will hold public hearings to receive testimony on the following:
The issuance of a Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement Covering Hawaiian Goose, Duck, Moorhen, Coot and Stilt for Participants of USDA Farm Bill Conservation Programs and accompanying Incidental Take Licenses.
Copies of the draft Safe Harbor Agreement and Incidental Take Licenses are available for inspection at the Wailuku, Lanai, and Molokai, Lihue, Hilo and Kailua-Kona Public Libraries, the main State Library in Honolulu, and the DLNR-Division of Forestry and Wildlife offices in Wailuku, Lihue, Hilo and Honolulu.
If you desire to attend the above meeting and require auxiliary aids (taped materials or sign language interpreter) please request assistance five working days prior to the meeting by writing or calling the Conservation Initiatives Coordinator, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 325, Honolulu, HI 96813; (808)587-4171.
Done at Honolulu this 15th day of November, 2006
Peter T. Young, Chairperson
Department of Land and Natural Resources
STATE OF HAWAII