STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
EXTENSION TO ARCHERY GOAT HUNTING SEASON IN UNIT F AND NUALOLO KAI STATE PARK
ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI
Legal Notice DOFAW 07-04
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 extension of a feral goat archery hunt in Unit F and the Nualolo Kai State Park hunting areas. The Kauai Aquatic Life and Wildlife Advisory Committee discussed the archery hunting season and recommended the following season, special rules and conditions to the hunt:
Game Hunting Units Open Bag Special Conditions and
Mammal Method to Hunting Open Hunting Season Limit Restrictions
Feral Goat Archery Only Unit F March 17, 2007 thru June 30, 1 goat Kauai Goat Archery
2007; Weekend and State Permit required;
Holidays Firearms not permitted
Feral Goat Archery Only Nualolo Kai March 17, 2007 thru June 30, 2 goats Kauai Goat Archery
State Park 2007; Daily Permit required;
Firearms not permitted
Unit F: Kauai archers must present their 2006-07 Hawaii Hunting License in order to purchase their permits in the Lihue Division of Forestry and Wildlife office at 3060 Eiwa St., Room 306. Another person may pick up your permit, but must present your license. Neighbor island archers may pick up an application form now at the DOFAW office on their island and mail it in with the correct fee. Specific instructions are on the application form. Validated archery permits will be mailed to each hunter after payment has been received. Units F bow hunters must sign-in and sign-out at either the Waimea Heights or the Kokee Hunter Checking Station. Feral pig is also open to archery hunting with a bag limit of one animal per hunting day.
Nualolo Kai State Park The hunting season will be extended daily beginning March 17, 2007 through June 30, 2007. This trial goat archery-hunting season is considered an animal control hunt. The game resources will be made available to a limited number of hunters on a first-come, first-served 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. 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 2006-07 HUNTING LICENSE,
2) 2006-07 Kauai Goat Archery Permit ($5.00/Resident and $25.00/non-resident),
3) Nualolo Archery Pass (Free of charge and entitles a hunter one-day goat archery hunting).
No field dressing, skinning 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 any established trail, shelter or archeological site 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.
More information: Call the Division of Forestry and Wildlife at (808) 274-3433
Peter T. Young, Chairperson
Department of Land and Natural Resources (SB05527846 3/11/07)
STATE OF HAWAII