Game birds are a popular hunting animal in this area. Seasons last from November through January each year. Over the past 200 years, various game bird species have been introduced to Hawai‘i for sport hunting; none are native.
|Game Bird||Native to||Year Introduced||Sound|
|Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)||North America||1815|
|California Quail (Callipepla californica)||Western North America||1855|
|Chukar (Alectoris chukar)||Asia and Middle East||1923|
|Erckel’s Francolin (Pternistis erckelii)||Ethiopia||1957|
|Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus)||India||1959|
Hawaii Bird Hunting Rules