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Hunting schedule for PTA announced for November-December 2018

PTA supports Hawaii Island public hunting per the Sikes Act of 1960 and PTA Installation Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP). In accordance with the PTA Hunting Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) dated August 2018, and the PTA External Hunting SOP dated Aug 2018. For PTA hunting permits go to pta.isportsman.net/registratio…

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Hunters and researchers collaborate on game bird survey on the slopes of Mauna Kea

Two weeks before the hunting season for game birds opens in Hawai‘i, hunters, researchers, and staff from the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) traipsed across the rugged terrain on Maunakea’s north slopes to gain a better understanding of game bird density, variety and populations.

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Kilohana Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hunting season opens Labor Day weekend September 1-2 at Pohakuloa Training Area

Pohakuloa Training Area is opening mammal archery hunting this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-2. Mammal permits are $25. General permits are $40, which include a mammal permit and a game bird permit during bird season. “We are thrilled to be opening up the training area to local hunters, and the broader community on Hawaii Island […]

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Feral goat, sheep and pig hunting for Puuwaawaa Forest Reserve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the opening of the hunting season in the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a forest reserve (PWW), youth and disabled hunt and makai sections pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.” DLNR-DOFAW also announces a special ungulate control program for […]

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DLNR Hunter Education Program field seminar open for registration

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Hunter Education Program will be holding a field seminar at Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This seminar is intended to promote hunting access and participation through an introductory orientation and overview of the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve and […]

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Spring Bearded Turkey Season to open Thursday (March 1)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of the 2018 spring bearded turkey hunting season on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Sunday, April 15, 2018. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below. The season length, bag […]

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State land board approves public shooting range in Saddle area of Hawaii Island

The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted today to approve an area of land on Hawai‘i island as a public shooting range for the purpose of supporting the state’s Hunter Safety program. Hunters have long sought an established area on Hawaiʻi Island for practicing hunting safety measures. Known as Mile Marker 16 on […]

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Mauna Kea hunting areas restricted for DLNR animal control project

The next animal control dates are September 13 and 14, 2017. Public access to Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve, Palila Mitigation Lands, the Ka‘ohe Game Management Area and Mauna Kea Hunter Access Road will be restricted and allowed BY PERMIT ONLY for animal salvage purposes.

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DLNR to conduct feral ram and goat hunt at Puuwaawaa

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife will conduct an ungulate control program at Puu Waawaa Mauka (above Mamalahoa Highway), during three consecutive weekends in September: Labor Day weekend Sept. 2-4, Sept. 9 and 10, and Sept. 16 and 17. During these dates hiking will not be permitted.

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DLNR/DOCARE Enforcement of trespass on the White Road trail in Waimea, Hawaii Island. Photos courtesy of DLNR

Over 60 people cited for trespass on White Road hike in Waimea

More than 60 hikers were either cited or warned Saturday (July 8) for trespass into the closed Kohala Forest Reserve on Hawai‘i island.

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‘Go Hunt, Hawaii’ newsletter launched by DLNR

A new quarterly newsletter for hunters has been launched this month by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW). “Go Hunt Hawai‘i,” is designed to help improve communication between the hunting community, other interested parties and resource managers.

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DLNR creates new website for Hunter Education Program

Since 1979, more than 68,000 students have received their certifications through the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Hunter Education Program. Annually, more than 2,000 students register and attend Hunter Education classes across the state. This experience is now about to get just a little easier for the public.

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A herd of wild sheep grazes at sunset on the old pahoehoe lava flats alongside the Saddle Road at Puu Huluhulu near Mauna Kea access road. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

DLNR to conduct feral sheep control in October, November and December

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids; staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting from helicopters for feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within palila critical habitat in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna […]

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Pohakuloa Training Area entrance Hawaii 24/7 file photo

Hunting at PTA closed through May due to military training

Hunting will be closed, here, through the end of May due to military training. Army officials anticipate resuming hunting June 4, pending training area availability. The Army typically opens PTA for hunting most weekends; however, hunting opportunities here are subject to service members’ training needs and schedules, which take priority.

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