The Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of the 2011 Spring Bearded Turkey Hunting Season on Hawaii Island beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The spring season will run 31 consecutive days through Thursday, March 31, 2011. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only.
Tags are required and may be obtained without charge from any Hawaii Island Division of Forestry & Wildlife office and a number of commercial vendors. Hunters must present current State of Hawaii Hunting License when obtaining tags. Turkey tags are also required on private land.
For further information, see the DOFAW website at http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/dofaw  or contact Division of Forestry & Wildlife offices at the following phone numbers: Hilo: (808) 974-4221; Kamuela: (808) 887- 6063 or the main office at (808) 587-0166.