‘Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano Sec.)
Near Pearl City, Oahu, the ‘Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano Sec.) delivers a diverse opportunity for recreational hunting which include two ungulate species (feral pig and goat).
The ‘Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano Sec.) is a mountainous and dense rain forest with a heavily trafficked trail.
The area offers game mammals (feral pigs and feral goats) to be taken by rifles, shotguns, handguns, and archery (dogs are not permitted). There is no season limit, two pigs and two goats of either sex per hunter per day is the bag limit. Open hunting period is year-round and the open hunting days are daily. More hunting information for game mammals can be found on Exhibit 3.
Rules & Regulation
Head to the end of Komo Mai Drive, where the hunter check in station mailbox will be located. Street parking is accessible to the trail head.
DOFAW manages public hunting on all Forest Reserve System lands. DLNR’s Division of Conservation and Resource Enforcement (DOCARE) carries out enforcement of hunting regulations (Chapter 122 Rules Regulating Game Bird Hunting, and Chapter 123 Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting). General hunting regulations can be found in Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Title 13 Chapter 121. Current information regarding hunting rules, seasons and bag limits for all game species can be obtained by contacting the DOFAW Oahu office at 2135 Makiki Heights Dr. Honolulu, Hawai‘i, (808) 973-9782. All persons are required to have a valid Hawai‘i hunting license on their person to hunt or have a bagged game mammal in their possession. Hunting licenses may be purchased online from http://www.ehawaiigov.org/DLNR/hunting/, from any DOFAW office or from any registered hunting license vendor. All hunting license applicants must show proof of having successfully completed a hunter education course that is recognized by the National Hunter Education Association.