Contact Us

Contact Us

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DOFAW offices are now open following the expiration of state COVID-19 restrictions on March 25, 2022. Customers are encouraged to continue using online applications for permits or hunting licenses/tags. Some offices may have limited capacity for handling walk-in customers and individuals wishing to visit offices in person are encouraged to schedule an appointment via phone or email.

Contact the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry & Wildlife

The Division of Forestry and Wildlife includes a statewide administrative office based in Honolulu and branch offices across the state that specialize in on-island management programs. In general, offices are open weekdays, 7:45-4:30pm, except for holidays. When offices are closed, please call, fax, or email for information or to schedule an appointment.

Statewide Administrative Branch

Kalanimoku Building
1151 Punchbowl St., Rm. 325
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 587-0166; Fax: (808) 587-0160
[email protected]

Kauaʻi Branch

3060 Eiwa Street, Rm. 306
Līhuʻe, HI, 96766
Phone: (808) 274-3433
Fax: (808) 274-3438

Oʻahu Branch

2135 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI, 96822
Phone: (808) 973-9778
Fax: (808) 973-9781
[email protected]

Maui Branch

685 Haleakala Hwy
Kahului, HI, 96732
Phone: (808) 984-8100
Fax: (808) 984-8114


P.O. Box 347
Kaunakakai, HI, 96748
Phone: (808) 553-1745
Fax: (808) 553-1746


P.O. Box 630661
Lānaʻi City, HI, 96748
Phone: (808) 565-7916
Fax: (808) 565-7917

Hawaiʻi Island Branch

19 E. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI, 96720
Phone: (808) 974-4221
Fax: (808) 974-4226

Kamuela State Tree Nursery

66-1220A Lalamilo Road
Kamuela, HI, 96743
Phone: (808) 887-6061
Fax: (808) 887-6065

Additional Contact Information

If you have specific contact needs with regard to resource violation enforcement or obtaining permits or licenses, please use the information below.

DLNR Hotlines

DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE): (808) 643-DLNR, or download the DLNRTip app

Burials: (808) 692-8015

For information on the Civil Resource Violation System, contact the DLNR Admin Proceedings Office: (808) 587-1496

Report Downed or Injured Birds

Contacts vary by island. See our downed wildlife contact page to find the nearest resource  

Media Inquiries

All media inquiries and requests to interview staff must be directed to the DLNR Communications Office.


Visit our Permits & Guidelines page for permit information, specific staff that can assist you, and, where available, online application forms.


Hunting: (808) 587-0166. Visit our hunting pages for more info.

Fishing: Managed by Division of Aquatic Resources (808) 587-0109