(HONOLULU) – Effective June 15, 2022, the DLNR will begin issuing hunting licenses and stamps for the new hunting season (July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023).
(Honolulu) – Winners of the 2022-2023 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest were announced this week by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW). DOFAW would like to thank all the wildlife artists that submitted entries for this year’s contest. A committee reviewed all submissions, and two winners were chosen
(Lānaʻi City) - The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announce a special 2022 Lānaʻi Mouflon Sheep control hunt. Hunting days will be Saturdays and Sundays during the month of April 2022: April 2-3, April 9-10, April 16-17, and April 23-24, 2022.
(Hilo) - The opening of the 2022 spring bearded turkey hunting season begins on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Friday, April 15, 2022. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below.
(Hilo) – Archery hunting in the Pu‘u Anahulu Game Management Area (GMA) will begin on Saturday, March 5, 2022, and continue on weekends and state holidays through Sunday, June 26, 2022.
(Lānaʻi City) - The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announce that online applications for a combination 2022 Lānaʻi Axis Deer and Mouflon Sheep hunting season will be available beginning Monday, January 10, 2022. A ten-dollar ($10.00) application fee will be assessed for each person applying for the hunt.
(Kailua-Kona) - Due to storm damage from recent weather events, Hawaiʻi Island Hunting Unit F at Puʻu Waʻawaʻa will be closed to game bird hunting this upcoming weekend, December 11-12.
(Kailua-Kona) – Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau, on the west side of Hawaiʻi Island, is an important cultural and historical location that once served as a hub of political and religious activity within the Kona district. The site, now a National Historic Park including 420 acres spread across three ahupuaʻa, contains an area that is being overrun by invasive goats. In order to protect those resources, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announce a goat salvage project in cooperation with the Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park.
(HONOLULU) – A new free application that provides official information on hiking trails, hunting areas statewide debuted today. The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is the latest state agency to adopt the OuterSpatial platform to provide current and official information about trails and other outdoor recreation spots, and hunting seasons, rules, areas, and check-ins/checkouts.
(HONOLULU) – A new hunting season opens from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Effective June 15th, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will begin issuing hunting licenses and stamps for this new season.