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Axis deer at Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Invasive Axis Deer eliminated from Hawaii Island

After 5 years of dogged pursuit, the Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC) has concluded that axis deer are no longer present on the Big Island.

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Hunters encouraged to help control axis deer

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Land and Natural Resources has voted to authorize a declaration that will allow licensed hunters on the island of Hawaii to control axis deer (Axis axis) without the requirement of a special permit. Prior to Friday’s vote, hunting deer on the Big Island would have required a special permit because […]

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HSUS encourages reporting wildlife crimes

MEDIA RELEASE In the wake of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s ongoing investigation into the illegal deer smuggling on to the Big Island and transport of mouflon sheep to Maui – both to provide living targets for hunters – The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust urge Hawaii […]

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Kalehe on Abercrombie signing axis deer bill

Kalehe on Abercrombie signing axis deer bill

MEDIA RELEASE State Sen. Gilbert Kahele has been informed by the Abercrombie Administration that the governor signed SB3001 (Relating To Wildlife) into law Thursday, June 21 in the Governorʻs Ceremonial Room at the Hawaii State Capitol. Kahele introduced SB3001 (Relating to Wildlife) during the 2012 legislative session to address the problem of the invasive axis […]

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Concerns about impact another hoofed animal on native ecosystems already under threat – particularly one that can leap 10-foot fences

DLNR reports first axis deer killed

Concerns about impact another hoofed animal on native ecosystems already under threat – particularly one that can leap 10-foot fences

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Kahele on the threat of Axis deer

Kahele on the threat of Axis deer

Sen. Gilbert Kahele has released the following statement: Recently, it seems that there has been a spate of news headlines about invasive species with snakes, horned lizards, and flying squirrels. While I do want to prevent these exotic animals from making their homes here in Hawaii, I want to draw some attention to another animal […]

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DLNR and a coalition of resource managers on the Big Island have confirmed recent sightings of Axis Deer, like this one at Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens, in areas of Kohala, Ka‘u, Kona and Mauna Kea.

Confirmed sightings of Axis Deer reported on Big Island

DLNR and a coalition of resource managers on the Big Island have confirmed recent sightings of Axis Deer, like this one at Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens, in areas of Kohala, Ka‘u, Kona and Mauna Kea.

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