Category Archives: Hunting

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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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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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PETA: Speak Out Against Hawaii’s Sheep Eradication

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world – Action Alert:
Speak Out Against Hawaii’s Sheep Eradication

Marksmen in Hawaii are shooting wild sheep from helicopters on the slopes of Mauna Kea in an effort to protect the palila bird. Because the sheep and birds eat […]

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HTH: Aerial hunting ban approved

Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Thursday, July 12, 2012

Aerial hunting ban approved
DLNR says it will continue to shoot feral ungulates despite new law
By PETER SUR, Tribune-Herald staff writer
Shooting animals by helicopter on Hawaii Island is now illegal.
Mayor Billy Kenoi on Wednesday signed into law a largely symbolic bill that prohibits “any person to engage in the eradication of […]

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HTH: Aerial hunting shot down by council

Hawaii Tribune-Herald, June 20, 2012

Aerial hunting shot down by council

By PETER SUR

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HTH: Aerial hunting ban gets approval

Aerial hunting ban gets approval
Gaming advisory panel also advances
By PETER SUR, Tribune-Herald staff writer
Thursday, June 7, 2012
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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Tony Sylvester’s presentation to the Hawaii County Council 6/6/12

– Pdf of Tony’s  Council Presentation on aerial shooting, game management and the plight of the palila bird.
Watch Big Island Video News coverage of the June 6 Council meeting.
To view the slide presentation, click the first image below, click the  images to advance to the next slide, or use the arrow buttons on the lower […]

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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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