Hawaii - Agency Rule Making Authority

Subject to chapter 91, the department shall adopt, amend, and repeal rules: (1) Concerning the preservation, protection, regulation, extension, and utilization of, and conditions for entry into wildlife sanctuaries, game management areas, and public hunting areas designated by the department; (2) Protecting, conserving, monitoring, propagating, and harvesting wildlife; (3) Concerning size limits, bag limits, open and closed seasons, and specifications of hunting gear which may be used or possessed; and (4) Setting fees for activities permitted under this chapter, unless otherwise provided for by law. The rules may vary from county to county or in any part of the county and may specify certain days of the week or certain hours of the day in designating open seasons, except that any fees established by rule shall be the same for each county. All rules shall have the force and effect of law.

Citation: Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 183D-3 (West)