News release – STATE HUNTING SEASON ON MOURNING DOVE ENDS JANUARY 17Posted on Jan 16, 2018 in Latest News
STATE HUNTING SEASON FOR MOURNING DOVE ENDS JANUARY 17
HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of
Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces a shorter hunting season for the
mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) in the State of Hawaii. To comply with federal
mandates, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and to meet current state
regulations, the last day for hunting mourning dove is now January 17, 2018.
The fall game bird hunting season for all other game birds will remain unchanged
and will run through Sunday, January 28, 2018. A valid hunting license and a
game bird stamp are required for all game bird hunting on public and private lands.
All game bird hunting is regulated by chapter 13-122, Hawaii Administrative Rules
(see http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/dofaw “Administrative Rules” for all legal hunting
Contact the Division of Forestry and Wildlife at (808) 587-0166 with any questions
regarding the shorter mourning dove hunting season.
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DLNR Communications specialist
Phone: (808) 587-0320