Hunter Education Seminar to be held at Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘aJune 9, 2018, 8:00 AM HST (Updated June 8, 2018, 12:25 PM)
The Department of Land and Natural Resources will host an orientation and overview for hunters at the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The seminar, which is part of DLNR’s Hunter Education Program, will promote hunting access and participation in the forest reserve.
It will include:
- instructions to prevent the spread of rapid ohi‘a death (ROD) during forest visits;
- maps and visual overviews of hunting units in the area;
- entry procedures for the area;
- discussion of game, seasons, and regulations governing hunting in Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve;
- orientation of major roads, landmarks, and boundary fences and markers.
The seminar is being offered to Hunter Education Program graduates over the age of 18 who possess a current Hawai‘i hunting license and are in compliance with Hawai‘i hunting regulations.
Limited spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is required, restricted to one adult per household. To register, or for more information, call 1 (866) 563-4868.
During the seminar, all forest reserve rules must be followed and participants will be required to sign a liability waiver. Four-wheel drive transportation through the forest reserve area will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own snacks and a lunch. Bottled water will be provided.
No hunting equipment will be permitted with the exception of binoculars and a small belt or pocket knife. Boots must be clean, weed-free and will be sanitized at the site.