DLNR News Release: STORM DAMAGE CAUSES CLOSURE OF GAME BIRD HUNTING AT PUʻU WAʻAWAʻA

Posted on Dec 9, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

(Kailua-Kona) – Due to storm damage from recent weather events, Hawaiʻi Island Hunting Unit F at Puʻu Waʻawaʻa will be closed to game bird hunting this upcoming weekend, December 11-12.

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will be removing fallen trees on a road used to access the unit. DOFAW anticipates reopening the unit for game bird hunting opportunities on the following weekend of December 18, 2021.

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RESOURCES

(All images/video courtesy: DLNR)

HD video – Restoration of the Pu’u Wa’awa’a Forest Reserve: https://vimeo.com/547739843

Photographs – Pu’u Wa’awa’a Forest Reserve:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pexxx44qjd51skt/AACb-nYIKmlGOGhYu4sOqIRQa?dl=0

For more information on Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a:

https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/forestry/frs/reserves/hawaii-island/puuwaawaa/

Media Contact:

AJ McWhorter
Communications Specialist
Hawai’i Department of Land and Natural Resources
[email protected]
808-587-0396 (Communications Office)
https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/