Hunt Lanai

All hunting on Lanai and through the State of  Hawaii is guided by the Rules Regulating Game Bird Hunting, Field Trials, and Commercial Shooting Preserves under Chapter 13-122 and the Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting under Chapter 13-123

Photo by John Medeiros

Photo by John Medeiros

For the best hunting experience, please contact the Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) office prior to your arrival. They have access to the most current information on hunting seasons, hunting areas, and the local conditions. In addition, certain hunting opportunities require special permits or tags that are only available by lottery.

Contact information for the island of Lanai:

P. O. Box 630661 Lanai City, HI 96763 tel (808) 565-7916 fax (808) 565-7917

Hunt Hawaii Lottery Application System 2019 Lanai Axis Deer Public Listing Lanai Hunting Unit Maps 2019 Lanai Mouflon sheep Lottery Results

Google Earth .KMZ files are also available for download here. KMZ is a file format used to display geographic data in an Earth browser. To utilize these files Google Earth will have to be downloaded on your mobile device or desktop. These files will provide layers displaying Hunting Units, Na Ala Hele Trails, and State Managed Lands.

Hunting Units Na Ala Hele Trails State Managed Lands

Hunting Unit Game Mammals To be Taken Means of Take

 

Bag Limits* Open Hunting*
Days
Special Conditions
and Restrictions
1 & 2 Mouflon sheep Archery One mouflon per hunter per season, regardless of means of take  (August through October) Eight (8) consecutive days:  the last Saturday in July through the first Saturday in August Tag required
Mouflon sheep Youth hunt** One mouflon per youth hunter, regardless of means of take The second weekend in August Tag required.

Hunters are assigned hunting days by public lottery.

Mouflon sheep Muzzleloaders One mouflon per hunter per season, regardless of means of take  (August through October) The third weekend in August Tag required.

Hunters are assigned hunting days by public lottery.

Mouflon sheep Rifles, shotguns, archery One mouflon per hunter per season, regardless of means of take  (August through October) Nine consecutive  weekends; commencing the Saturday after the last day of muzzleloader hunting Tag required.

Hunters are assigned hunting days by public lottery.

1 & 2 Axis Deer Archery One deer per hunter per season, regardless of means of take Eight (8) consecutive days between and including the last two Saturdays in February Tag required
Axis Deer Youth hunt** One deer per youth hunter, regardless of means of take (mid-February through mid-May) The first weekend in March Tag required.

Hunters are assigned hunting days by public lottery.

Axis Deer Muzzleloaders One deer per hunter per season, regardless of means of take (mid-February through mid-May) The second weekend in March Tag required.

Hunters are assigned hunting days by public lottery.

Axis Deer Rifles, shotguns, archery One deer per hunter per season, regardless of means of take (mid-February through mid-May) Nine consecutive weekends; commencing the third Saturday in March Tag required.

Hunters are assigned hunting days by public lottery.

3 Restricted mammal hunting for safety reasons:  archery only.

* All hunting units on Lanai are owned by cooperating landowner.  Access, conditions for the hunt, and public use conditions are subject to the terms of the lease agreement.  Second tags may be offered at no cost as conditions allow.  Confirm with the Wailuku office of the Division of Forestry and Wildlife before hunting at 984-8100.

**Youth hunters are allowed to harvest one (1) animal during the youth hunt and one (1) animal during general public hunts.

Game Birds to be Taken Daily Bag Limits Open Hunting Periods Open Hunting Days Special Conditions
Ring-neck Pheasant
Green Pheasant
Three (cocks only) per hunter, which may be of any one species or combination of these species First Saturday in November through the last Sunday in January Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays Public and private lands
Gambels’ Quail
California Valley Quail
Japanese Quail
Eight birds of either sex per hunter, which may be of any one species or a combination of these species
Chukar Partridge
Gray Francolin
Eight  birds of either sex per hunter, which may be of any one species or a combination of these species
Erckel’s Francolin Three birds of either sex per hunter
Spotted Dove (Large Dove) Ten birds of either sex per hunter
Barred Dove (Small Dove) Twenty birds of either sex per hunter
Wild Turkey One bird of either sex per hunter
SPECIAL BIRD SEASONS

Barred Dove (Small Dove)

Twenty birds of either sex per hunter First Saturday in October through the last Sunday  in October Saturdays, Sundays and State Holidays Private lands
Spotted Dove (Large Dove)* Ten birds of either sex per hunter First Saturday in February through the last Sunday in March

*Spotted Dove = Lace-necked Dove