01/17/14 – Hunting Units A And J Open To Feral Pig Hunting On Kaua‘i In February

Posted on Jan 17, 2014 in DOCARE, Forestry & Wildlife, Hunter Ed, News Releases

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

NEIL ABERCROMBIE
GOVERNOR
WILLIAM J. AILA JR,
CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release January 17, 2014

HUNTING UNITS A AND J
OPEN TO FERAL PIG HUNTING ON KAUA‘I IN FEBRUARY

LIHU‘E –  Hunting Unit A on the island of Kaua‘i will open to feral pig hunting starting Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, and ending June 29, 2014, on Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays. Hawai‘i residents interested in hunting feral pig in Hunting Unit A are required to acquire a permit from the Kaua‘i office of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) office. All provision of Chapter 123 rules and Chapter 123 Exhibit 1 shall remain in effect.

Hunters may pick up their permits in the Lihu‘e DOFAW office at 3060 Eiwa St., Room 306. Hunters must present their 2013-2014 Hawai‘i hunting license when obtaining their permit. Another person may pick up a permit but must present the license of the hunter applying.

Hunters must sign in and sign out at either the Koke‘e or Kekaha Hunter Checking Stations for each day of hunting. The use of hunting dogs will NOT be permitted in hunting Unit A. The bag limit will be one (1) pig per hunter per day.

Hunting Unit J-Archery Area will also open to archers only for feral pig hunting on these days. No hunting permit will be required for this area, but each hunter must sign in and sign out at the Kokee Hunter Checking Station. Only legal archery equipment may be used (13-123-22-(b)). The use of hunting dogs will not be permitted in Hunting Unit J. The bag limit will be one (1) pig per hunter per day.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the DOFAW office in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i, at (808) 274-3433.

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