REVISED STATE HUNTING RULES ARE NOW IN EFFECT

REVISED STATE HUNTING RULES ARE NOW IN EFFECT

Posted on Jun 5, 2015

HONOLULU — The, Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces that Governor David Y. Ige has approved and signed revisions to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 122, Rules Regulating Game Bird Hunting, Field Trials and Commercial Shooting Preserves and Chapter 123, Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.

Major changes to Chapter 122 and 123 currently in effect include the re-implementation of hunter fees, including but not limited to, wildlife conservation stamps, game bird stamps, and application and tag fees for special hunts, in accordance with Table 1 (below).

Other major changes included increases to bag limits, updating of boundaries, additional hunting areas and clarification of definitions. The new rules will be accessible on the DLNR website (http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw/rules/) or from district offices as soon as they are available. It is our hope that these rule updates will improve the hunting experience and allow for better long-term management of our state’s natural resources. For further information please contact the local district DOFAW offices on each island.

 

Please see the announcement for the complete press release and a table on hunting licenses, wildlife stamps, applications, permits, and tags for special or lottery hunts