National Hunting and Fishing Day
The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) invites the public to take part in National Hunting and Fishing Day.
To promote awareness, DLNR will host two events on Sept. 20 and 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Koko Head shooting complex in East Oahu, 8102 Kalanianaole Hwy.
DLNR's events will showcase the department's Hawaii Hunter Education Program and local hunting and fishing clubs, as they celebrating more than 75 years of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration by supporting families in need via the Hawaii Food Bank. Other activities will include safety education and fun hands-on training that highlight the shooting sports and recreational hunting and fishing.
Entrance is free, but for each canned good or $1 donated to the Hawaii Food Bank, participants will receive one free activity coupon to participate in shooting, fishing, and archery activities. Eye and ear protection are required. There will be a lunch wagon on site.
For every can of food or $1 donated, participants will receive an activity coupon to join in various firearms, archery or fish casting activities. A mandatory safety briefing will be provided for each participant. The public can also enter a drawing to receive various door prizes from the Hunter Education Program.