Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 13 - DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Subtitle 9 - NATURAL AREA RESERVES SYSTEM
Chapter 209 - DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE
Section 13-209-4 - Prohibited activities

Universal Citation: HI Admin Rules 13-209-4

Current through August, 2022

1. Section 13-209-4, Hawaii Administrative Rules, is amended to read as follows:

The following activities are prohibited within a natural area reserve:

(1) To remove, injure, or kill any form of plant or animal life, except game mammals and birds hunted according to department rules;

(2) To introduce any form of plant or animal life, except dogs when permitted by hunting rules of the department and service animals accompanying their handlers;

(3) To remove, damage, or disturb any geological or paleontological features or substances;

(4) To remove, damage, or disturb any historic or prehistoric remains;

(5) To remove, damage, or disturb any notice, marker, or structure;

(6) To engage in any construction or improvement;

(7) To engage in any camping activity or to establish a temporary or permanent residence;

(8) To start or maintain a fire;

(9) To litter, or to deposit refuse or any other substance;

(10) To operate any motorized or unmotorized land vehicle or air conveyance of any shape or form in any area, including roads or trails, not designated for its use;

(11) To operate any motorized water vehicle of any shape or form in freshwater environments, including bogs, ponds, and streams, or marine waters, except as otherwise provided in the boating rules of the department;

(12) To enter into, place any vessel or material in or on, or otherwise disturb a lake or pond;

(13) To engage in commercial activities of any kind in a natural area reserve without a written special-use permit from the board or its authorized representative;

(14) To have or possess the following tools, equipment, or implements: fishing gear or devices within Ahihi-Kinau natural area reserve, including but not limited to any hook-and-line, rod, reel, spear, trap, net, crowbar, or other device that may be used for the taking, injuring, or killing of marine life; cutting or harvesting tools or gear, including but not limited to chainsaws, axes, loppers, any mechanized or manual sawtooth tool, seed pickers, or machete, that may be used for the taking, injuring, or killing of plant life; and hunting gear or tools that may be used for the taking, injuring, or killing of wildlife, except as permitted by the hunting rules of the department;

(15) To hike, conduct nature study, or conduct any activity with a group larger than ten in size;

(16) To be present in an area closed pursuant to section 13-209-4.5 or after visiting hours established pursuant to section 13-209-4.6;

(17) To anchor any motorized or nonmotorized water vehicle of any shape or form in the marine waters of Ahihi-Kinau natural area reserve;

(18) To enter into any cave, as defined in section 6D-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, or any portion thereof;

(19) To conduct any other activity inconsistent with the purpose and intent of the natural area reserves system.

(20) To use or possess narcotics or drugs except as provided by Federal or State laws. No person shall enter or remain within the premises when under the influence of alcohol or illegal narcotics or drugs.

(21) To use or possess alcohol, except with the written permission of the board or its authorized representative.

[Eff 6/29/81; am 12/9/02; am 7/3/03; am 1/26/07] (Auth: HRS § 195-5) (Imp: HRS § 195-5)

Am 9/18/2017

Am 2/3/2019

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