DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Koke`e plum season opens July 1Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in Latest Department News
LIHU‘E — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will open this year’s season for plum harvesting at Koke‘e State Park, Kaua‘i on Saturday, July 1.
Permits are required to harvest plums at Koke‘e. They will be available starting on July 1 at the Koke‘e Museum – daily from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or at the State Parks office in Lihu‘e weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
There is no cost but forms must be completed and dropped in the box at the Koke’e Museum after harvesting.
Harvesting is permitted between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in designated areas.
Each person will be allowed to take up to five pounds of plums per day for personal consumption.
Other conditions will be specified on the plum harvesting permit.
A short pole with a net will make harvesting easier.
Plum pickers are reminded to help prevent forest fires and to pick up their litter.
For more information, call the State Parks office in Lihu‘e at 274-3444.
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