January 23, 2012||Big Island: Weather and Nature


VIDEO: DLNR’s ‘The Rain Follows the Forest’

“The best time to start protecting our mauka watersheds was decades ago.
The second best time is now.”

Source: Hawaii.gov Newsroom

‘The Rain Follows the Forest’

Produced by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, this 28-minute video was created as part of The Rain Follows the Forest: A Plan to Replenish Hawaii’s Source of Water, DLNR’s plan to implement key goals of Governor Neil Abercrombie’s A New Day in Hawaii, which calls for greater stewardship of Hawaii’s natural resources.

The video features Jason Scott Lee as he travels throughout Hawaii talking with leaders in the effort to restore and protect Hawaii’s watersheds.

Please take a few minutes to watch and share it.

lehua blossom

Hawaii’s forests collect rain and fog to provide water for human use

Additional links:

The Rain Follows the Forest – Hawaii.gov Press Release

The Rain Follows the Forest: A Plan to Replenish Hawaii’s Source of Water

A New Day in Hawaii – Parts I and II

Hawaii Association of Watershed Partnerships

Kohala Watershed Partnership

Hilo Bay Watershed Advisory Group

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Lehua Blossom Photo Credit

Chris Brosius, West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership

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