Tag : Conservation

2 years, 3 months ago 0

Hunting Pigs Hawaii Hunting Pigs to Save Hawaii Reefs. The ocean is fundamental to all life on Earth. It covers 70% of our planet, dictates weather, regulates temperature, and takes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. On the ocean floor lies one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world: coral reefs. There’s no […]

2 years, 11 months ago 0

Hawaii Conservation Stamp | The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife has announced the winners of the 2017-18 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest. A committee reviewed all submissions and two winners were chosen last month. David K. Hayes, a wildlife artist from Kailua, Oahu, is the […]

Hawaii Conservation Stamp
3 years, 2 months ago 0
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ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR 2018 HAWAII CONSERVATION STAMP CONTEST Hawaii Conservation Stamp — The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking entries in an art contest to depict hunters during a hunt for game birds and mammals for its 2017-2018 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp. The conservation stamp […]

6 years, 9 months ago 0
Posted in: Hawaii Hunting

In pursuit of Hawaii’s wily feral pigs Hawaii’s hospitable habitat has long been overrun by opportunistic outsiders, including feral pigs. So upon returning to Hawaii, a writer goes hunting. Many people in Hawaii grew up hunting pigs, an old family tradition that dates at least to the islands’ plantation days of the early 20th century. […]

6 years, 9 months ago 0
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Archery pig hunting opens next month on Kauai Archery hunting for wild pigs on Kauai will open during weekends in June and on June 11, King Kamehameha Day. Hunting will be allowed in Unit J. Access to the area will be from Kokee Road on Highway 550, Trail 2 from upper Papaalai ridge road, and […]

6 years, 10 months ago 0

Interested in Big Island Hunting? Despite strong Big Island community opposition, a federal court order is allowing Hawaii officials to resume aerial hunting of feral sheep and goats in an effort to protect a critically endangered bird found only in certain parts of Mauna Kea. Earthjustice hails the order issued earlier this week as crucial […]

6 years, 11 months ago 0

The Rain Follows the Forest | The sun is rising over the Waianae Mountains as more than a dozen conservationists, biologists and volunteers prepare to make their way through the bog and tricky terrain of the Ka’ala Natural Area Reserve. They have one ultimate goal—reintroducing Native plants to our rainforests, and in turn preserving our […]

7 years, 2 months ago 0

  Hawaii Bowhunting Sheep Rodeo | POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii — On Saturday, December 1, 2012 about 85 volunteers met in the chilly early morning to help clear the installation of the wild sheep that roamed the post and Bradshaw Army Airfield. For the last several years approximately 180 wild sheep have moved about the […]

7 years, 3 months ago 0
Posted in: Blog, Hawaii Hunting

Hawaii Pig Hunters | Medical officials have a health warning for feral hogs hunters. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, feral hogs can expose hunters to a bacterial illness called brucellosis. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says hunters need to avoid contact with the animal’s blood or organs. “Part of being a safe hunter […]

7 years, 3 months ago 0
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Axis Deer | They may be beautiful to look at, but they’re a large environmental threat to Hawaii island. Moloka’i knows it all too well. Many parts of the Friendly Isle are damaged because of an over-population of axis deer. Now, the species has been introduced on the Big Island and environmentalists are concerned. “First […]