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FERAL GOAT, SHEEP, AND PIG HUNT AND UNGULATE CONTROL PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR THE PU’U WA’AWA’A FOREST RESERVE HILO The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the opening of the hunting season in the Pu’u Wa’awa’a Forest Reserve (PWW) Youth and Disabled Hunt and Makai Sections pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.” Dates for each season are listed below: SPECIAL YOUTH AND DISABLED HUNT SEASON: August 1 30, 2020 MAKAI ARCHERY SEASON: August 1 23, 2020 MAKAI MUZZLELOADER SEASON: August 29 September 13, 2020 DLNR-DOFAW also announces special Ungulate Control Programs for the PWW Makai and Mauka sections pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting,” §13-123-9. Dates for each program are listed below: MAKAI UNGULATE CONTROL PROGRAMS ARCHERY: July 18 26, 2020 MUZZLELOADER: September 19 27, 2020 MAUKA UNGULATE CONTROL PROGRAM: August 29 September 27, 2020 Hunting days for all seasons and ungulate control programs are weekends and State holidays. Hunters are to check in at the Pu’u Wa’awa’a hunter check station beginning at 5 a.m. the day of the hunt and must be checked-out by 7:45 p.m. There will be NO CAMPING allowed in the hunting area on any night before or during the hunt. Hunters will need to purchase goat and ram tags to legally hunt these species in these areas. Tags may be purchased by mail or at the Pu’u Wa’awa’a Hunter Check Station on each day of the hunt between 5am and 12:00pm. To purchase tags by mail hunters must send a copy of their 2021 State of Hawaii Hunting License, a check or money order payable to DLNR, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to 66-1220 A Lalamilo Road, Kamuela, HI 96743. Please allow for a 2 week turn around to receive tags. Daily and seasonal bag limits, tag fees, and other important information for the regular seasonal hunts are available in the DOFAW administrative rules Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.” The bag limits for the Ungulate Control Programs are one (1) pig, one (1) non-typical ram, and three (3) goats per hunter per day. There will be no compensation for any hunting days lost due to unforeseen circumstances (i.e., COVID-19, Wildland fire, hurricane, etc.). Further information may be obtained by contacting the DOFAW Office in Kamuela at (808) 887-6063. Done at Honolulu this 26th day of June, 2020. Suzanne D. Case, Chairperson Department of Land and Natural Resources (HTH1285943 7/2/20)