As we head into the Fourth of July, many Maui residents are preparing for an evening of star-spangled banners, refreshing beverages, and friendly neighborhood rivalries over who will put on the best fireworks display. But, unless you have a permit for that 35-foot rocket launcher, you may be crossing the legal line this year. Fireworks […]
On June 6, 2017, Hawaii became the first state to pass a law affirming its dedication to the goals of the Paris accord alongside 195 nations across the globe. The law comes in the face of President’s Trump recent announcement that he would withdraw the United States from the historic agreement. Governor David Y. Ige […]
Operators of Kayak, Outrigger Canoe, Spear Fishing, Scuba Diving and Related Shoreline-Based Commercial Activities, Beware!
You Are Now Likely Subject to DLNR’s Commercial Permitting Rules! Over the past few years, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (“DLNR”) has been fielding more and more complaints from people on the beach that they can’t access the best spots due to too many commercial operators being in the area. Certainly we’ve all […]