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Posted on Jul 2, 2018 in Latest Department News

LIHU‘E — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will open this year’s season for plum harvesting at Koke‘e State Park, Kaua‘i on Sunday, July 1. While for a number of reason there are not many plums this year, the season will tomorrow to allow legal picking this weekend by permit.


Permits are required to harvest plums at Koke‘e. They will be available starting on June 30 at the Koke‘e  Museum – daily from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or at the State Parks office in Lihu‘e weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


There is no cost but forms must be completed and dropped in the box at the Koke’e Museum after harvesting.


Harvesting is permitted between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in designated areas. 


Each person will be allowed to take up to five pounds of plums per day for personal consumption.


Other conditions will be specified on the plum harvesting permit.


A short pole with a net will make harvesting easier.


Plum pickers are reminded to help prevent forest fires and to pick up their litter. 


For more information, call the State Parks office in Lihu‘e at 274-3444.


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Resources (please credit DLNR)

Kokee plums


Media Contact:

Deborah Ward

DLNR Public information specialist

Phone: (808) 587-0320