DLNR News Release-Hunter Education Shotgun Shooting Basics Workshop, March 19, 2018

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 in Latest News

(HONOLULU) -The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Hunter Education Program in partnership with the Honolulu Trap Club will be holding a shotgun shooting basics workshop on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The workshop will take place at the Koko Head Shooting Complex, Trap Range, located at: 8102 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96825.

This workshop is designed to introduce Hawaii Hunter Education graduates to basic shotgun shooting through hands-on experiences while reinforcing basic firearms safety principles. Knowledge of basic firearms safety acquired through Hunter Education is expected. Following a mandatory firearm safety briefing and review of the Trap range rules, Instructors and Trap Club members will walk new shooters through the basics to get started shooting Trap. This an introductory workshop, and advanced training will not be provided.

As part of Hunter Education’s First Shots Program, the Hunter Education Program will provide ammunition for your first round (12 shots) of Trap. We will also provide eye and ear protection. Students are responsible for the actual cost of the targets, which is $3.00 per round (12 targets). If you would like to shoot more than one round, the Hunter Education Program will have ammunition available for an additional fee. You are also welcome to bring your own shotgun ammunition, but the shot size must be #7.5 or smaller (i.e. 8,9, etc.). #6 shot and larger is prohibited.

We also encourage you to bring your own 12 gauge or 20 gauge shotgun; however, we will have a limited supply of shotguns available for you to borrow, free of charge.

Pre-registration is required, and students must have completed the Hawaii Hunter Education basic course in order to register. To register for this workshop or for more information, please call 1-866-563-4868. Space is limited, and only 10 spots are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Dan Dennison
Senior Communications Manager
Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
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Honolulu, HI 96813
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