STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
TRIAL GOAT HUNTING SEASON TO OPEN IN NUALOLO KAI STATE PARK, KAUAI
Legal Notice DOFAW 06-06
Pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123 (13-123-4 and 5), the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife announces the opening of a trial feral goat archery hunt in the Nualolo Kai State Park. The Kauai Aquatic Life and Wildlife Advisory Committee discussed the trial hunting season and recommended the following season, special rules and conditions to the hunt:
Game Permitted Hunting Units Open to Bag Special Conditions and
Mammal Method Hunting Open Hunting Season Limit Restrictions
Feral Goat Archery Only Nualolo Kai Daily, May 1 to 2 goats Firearms not permitted
State Park September 30, 2006
This trial goat archery-hunting season is considered an animal control hunt. The game resources will be made available to a limited number of hunter on a first come, first serve basis at the Lihue Division of Forestry and Wildlife Office, 3060 Eiwa St, Room 306, Lihue, HI 96766. Another person may pick up your permit but must present your valid hunting license. The hunting season will be held daily beginning May 1, 2006 through September 30, 2006. One group up to four (4) hunters will be allowed to hunt per day. The daily bag limit will be two (2) goats of either sex per hunter.
Other Conditions and Restrictions:
There are three (3) requirements in order to hunt this area. A bow hunter must posses:
1) A valid HAWAII STATE HUNTING LICENCE,
2) Kauai Goat Archery Permit ($5.00/Resident and $25.00/non-Resident)
3) Nualolo Archery Pass, which is free of charge and entitles hunter one-day goat archery hunting.
No field dressing, skinning and/or de-boning will be permitted in the Nualolo Kai State Park Area. Game must be brought out whole in a concealed bag or container
Hunters may access with boat and or kayak but, MUST anchor off shore and keep the boat channel open
ONLY boat access to the Nualolo Kai State Park will be permitted
Firearms are prohibited within the Nualolo Kai State Park.
Overnight camping will not be allowed in the Nualolo Kai State Park
Discharging an arrow from or toward an established trail, shelter or archeological sites is prohibited
Hunters are not required to sign-in but, must phone-in, mail-in or report in person their results of the hunt within five (5) days of the hunt, to the Lihue Division of Forestry and Wildlife office. Failure to report your harvest will be considered a game law violation.
All other Chapter 123 rules (Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting) shall apply to the trial hunt including authorized archery equipment, hunting hours and safety zones.
Beginning July 1, 2006 a valid 2006-07 Hawaii State Hunting License and Kauai Goat Archery Permit will be required.
More information: Call the Division of Forestry and Wildlife at (808) 274-3433
Peter T. Young, Chairperson
Department of Land and Natural Resources (SB05522231 4/21/06)
STATE OF HAWAII