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OHV Legislative Interests 2018

Background:
http://maunakearug.com/?p=1875
From the Rock Island Riders’ MK200.com:
It is ironic that on May 26, two days before this year’s MK200 the Governor signed into law Senate Bill 1325 which disallows a new registration for “dirt bikes”.
Legislation of interest:
If you have a motorcycle that has been modified to be street legal, you will be interested in some bills […]

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Pele Defense Fund and Hunters, Warriors in Arms

Palikapu Dedman of Pele Defense Fund, best known as opponents of geothermal development, has teamed up with the hunters, Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group and other community action groups, in fighting the large-scale fencing and eradication projects of DLNR and other government/private agencies. Game eradication, ongoing for many years on Mauna Kea, is now being […]

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HTH: Ka’u fencing project would limit hunting

Ka’u fencing project would limit hunting
Hawaii Tribune Herald
http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/sections/news/local-news/ka’u-fencing-project-would-limit-hunting.html
12:05 am – November 21, 2012 — Updated: 12:06 am – November 21, 2012
By TOM CALLIS
Tribune-Herald staff writer
The Pele Defense Fund filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state’s Ka‘u Forest Reserve Management Plan.
The group, joined by individual hunters, claims that the state Department of Land and Natural Resources […]

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Voters issue a powerful mandate for hunting, fishing and gathering on Hawaii island

The ballot item on the formation of a hunting, fishing and gathering advisory commission in the November 6 election passed by almost 2 to 1 margin. A total of 37,366 people voted for the item while 19,751 voted no and 6,676 left it blank.
Support for the commission apparently has no geographical boundaries as it was […]

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HTH: MEMBERS SOUGHT FOR GAME MANAGEMENT COMMISSION

MEMBERS SOUGHT FOR GAME MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/sections/news/local-news/members-sought-game-management-commission.html
By PETER SUR
Tribune-Herald staff writer
When voters on Nov. 6 approved the creation of a Game Management Advisory Commission, they added to the Hawaii County Charter a 128-word statement that explains the broad scope over which the commission is empowered to make recommendations.
“For the benefit of present and future generations,” the […]

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Hawaii Reporter: Response to the Findings for the Kau Forest Alala Reserve

Original story: http://www.hawaiireporter.com/response-to-the-findings-for-the-kau-forest-alala-reserve/123
Response to the Findings for the Kau Forest Alala Reserve
BY TOM LODGE– It is interesting that the Department of Health Office of Environmental Quality Control signed off on the Kau Forest Alala Reserve with a “no significant impact” assessment. Was there any other possibility? I’m not certain, but these plans are usually agreed […]

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Naleo TV, BI Community Television Airdates for “Vote YES Ballot 6”

http://www.naleo.tv/
Nani Pogline, Tony Sylvester and Pat Pacheco take a look at the issues, problems and solutions that hunters, fishermen and gatherers hope to address with On November 6 Vote YES on Ballot 6.
Air dates on channel 54:

Thurs., 10/25 @ 5:30pm
Fri., 10/26 @ 9:30pm
Sat., 10/27 @ 9am
Tues., 10/30 @ 5:30pm
Thurs., 11/1 @ 4:30pm
Sun., 11/4 @ 11am
Mon., […]

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Hawaii Free Press: Endangered Species: Feds Grab for 18,766 Acres on Big Island

From the Hawaii Free Press October 18, 2012.
Endangered Species: Feds Grab for 18,766 Acres on Big Island
15 Big Island species proposed for Endangered Species Act protection
Agency Seeks Information from the Public, Scientific Community before Making Final Decision
News release from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service October 18, 2012
Current evidence suggests that 15 species on the […]

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Tribune-Herald announces endorsements

MKRUG disagrees with the Trib’s view but here it is for the record. Published 10/21/12.
The Tribune-Herald makes the following recommendations and endorsements for the Nov. 6 general election.

COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Ballot Question No. 6: Establishing a Game Management Advisory Commission
Should the county establish a Game Management Advisory Commission “that would advise county, state and federal agencies […]

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General Election Day

[ November 6, 2012; ] Don’t forget to vote!
Tuesday, November 6
7:00am – 6:00pm

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