Category Archives: User Groups

Making Public Lands Public Act

From Bob Duerr, Fishing committee-
Congress and the Senate both are aware of environmentalist take over of public lands and conservation effort.  There are a number of bills moving forward.  The latest attached to the Farm Bill.

Making Public Lands Public Act (S. 901) – This section will address one of the most significant obstacles to […]

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HTH: Aerial hunting ban gets OK

Hawaii Tribune-Herald, June 07, 2012

Aerial hunting ban gets OK

By PETER SUR
Tribune-Herald staff writer
The Hawaii County Council moved one step closer toward asking voters whether they support the creation of a Game Management Advisory Commission. They also approved a bill to ban the practice of eradication by aerial shooting in the county.
After […]

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HTH: Aerial hunting ban proposed for Big Island

An article in today’s (5/23/12) Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports that the Hawaii County Council will be considering an ordinance to outlaw any aerial shooting of game animals at the June 6 meeting. The bill was introduced by Council Chairman Dominic Yagong.
In the story William Aila, chairman of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, is […]

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WHT: Yagong seeks ban on aerial hunting

West Hawaii Today, May 22, 2012

Yagong seeks ban on aerial hunting

By Nancy Cook Lauer
West Hawaii Today
ncook-lauer@westhawaiitoday.com

HILO — Council Chairman Dominic Yagong is taking up the cause of local game hunters who are feeling increasingly pushed aside as wilderness is fenced off and game animals are shot from the sky.
Yagong is sponsoring two […]

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McMillan Group International: Bank of America at War on the Second Amendment

Link to article on Infowars.com: http://www.infowars.com/bank-of-americas-war-on-the-second-amendment/

Bankster giant Bank of America has joined the effort to take down the Second Amendment and deny Americans the right to own and use firearms.
Kelly McMillan, the CEO of McMillan Fiberglass Stocks, McMillan Group International, and McMillan Firearms Manufacturing, recently wrote on his Facebook page that Bank […]

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Hawaii Fishing News: (Hunting News – The People’s Hearing: Hunting)

In case you have not seen the April edition of Hawaii Fishing News, check it out now while there may still be some issues available. This issue has a great story by Bob Duerr on MKRUG’s efforts to get the hunter’s issues before our legislative representatives.

Hawai’l island hunters held a series 01 protests at the […]

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Legislative Bills of interest to Hunters (Watershed & Bag Tax Bills, HB2483 & SB2782)

Two bill of particular interest to the hunting community are House Bill 2483 and Senate Bill 2782. These bills are currently in conference committees to work out differences between the House and Senate versions. Conference committee members have been appointed. This is the last step before submitting the bills for a full House and Senate […]

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Big Island Video News: First axis deer hunted down on Hawaii

Link to original Big Island Video News article: http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/2012/04/13/first-axis-deer-hunted-down-on-hawaii-dlnr-provides-photo-proof/
First axis deer hunted down on Hawaii, DLNR provides photo proof
by Big Island Video News
April 13, 2012
HILO, Hawaii: The Department of Land and Natural Resources says on April 11th, the first axis deer to be taken on Hawaii Island as a part of an official, […]

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Snaring: Is this any way to do game management?

Since the early 1990’s DLNR has been using snares to eradicate the wild pig in the forests of Hawaii.  Denying that the pig as a cultural tradition in the forest and intent on eliminating it,  DLNR and its partners like The Nature Conservancy, Volcanoes National Park and Hakalau Bird Refuge continue to kill pigs by […]

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“The People’s Hearing:Hunting”- Saturday, Feb 25, 2012, 5:00pm

“The People’s Hearing:Hunting”
The Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group is hosting a legislative hunting hearing: “The People’s Hearing: Hunting.”  The meeting is open to all interested in hunting or public access rights on public lands. The hearing will be held on Saturday February 25  from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Nani Mau Gardens, 421 Makalika Street.
The […]

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