Land Protection Planning - The Land Protection Plan (LPP) is a study of the fish, wildlife, and plant habitats for possible addition to the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge. This study was done as part of implementing the Refuge's Comprehensive Conservation Plan.
News Release - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Decision to Expand the Boundary of the Hakalau Forest NWR (November 2012)
Final Land Protection Plan and Environmental Assessment (pdf 3.5MB) (November 2012)
LLP Planning Update 3 (pdf 1.8MB) - This update announces the LLP is completed, availability of the plan, and the results of the public review. (November 2012)
LLP Planning Update 2 (pdf 2.4MB) - This update presents our alternatives, identifies the need for and purpose of our study, identifies comments raised by the public during the scoping period, and summarizes the results of our environmental assessment. (February 2012)
LLP Planning Update 1 (pdf 4.4MB) - This update is the first in a series of updates we will distribute to keep you informed about and invite your participation in LPP planning. This update has information about our public open house, the LPP process, and lands being considered for addition to the Refuge. (July 2011)
Draft Land Protection Plan and Environmental Assessment (pdf 4MB) (February 2012)
Comprehensive Conservation Plan - A multi-year planning process to develop a Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge has been completed. As part of the National Wildlife Refuge System, Refuges are required to have a CCP in place to guide the management of fish, wildlife, plants, habitats and public uses for a period of 15 years.
Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan (pdf 11M) (April 2011)
The Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan is a large file. If you are having difficulty viewing the files in your browser, right click on the file and choose "save target as" - this allows you to save the file to your hard drive for easier viewing. You may also download individual chapters.
Summary of No Significant Findings (pdf 67K)