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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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HRS §263-10 Hunting from aircraft; penalty

§263-10  Hunting from aircraft; penalty. Any aeronaut or passenger who, while in flight in, across or above the State, intentionally kills or attempts to kill any birds or animals shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or […]

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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 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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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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