12. Waimano PHA Check Station (Manana Access)

Hunter Check-in Station in Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano Section)

Description

Station is a constructed mailbox located just past the Forestry gate and diverts into the start of the access Manana Ridge trail; at the end of Komo Mai Drive. The Hunting Rules and PHA Map signage are located by the check station, along with other hiking information. Only street legal parking is available for this area. Sign in sheets and pens are provided for this station.

*No Restrooms

Near Pearl City, Oahu, the Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano Section) delivers a diverse opportunity for recreational hunting which include two ungulate species (feral pig and goat).

The Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano Section) 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.

Helpful Links:

Hunting License

Game Mammal Hunting Rules (Ch. 123)

Additional Information

HUNTING

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.