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2,900 acres of Central Oahu will be preserved by the state

  • Video courtesy DLNR

    Take an aerial tour of the Helemano Wilderness Project area, recently acquired by the State of Hawaii.

  • COURTESY DLNR

    The Helemano Wilderness Recreation Area will help to protect the land from potential development and open it up to recreation.

  • COURTESY DLNR / RICHARD DRAKE

    The state has acquired nearly 2,900 acres of land in Central Oahu from Dole Food Co., the Helemano Wilderness Recreation Area.

  • COURTESY DLNR

    The area includes an important watershed that recharges an aquifer that provides water to residents.

The state has acquired land in Central Oahu that officials say will help protect a critical watershed, open up the area to recreation and stave off potential development. Read more

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