2022 Kauai Hunting Announcements

2022 Kauai Hunting Announcements

Posted on Mar 8, 2022

Hunting Encouraged in Unit E2, Including Nā Pali-Kona Forest Reserve

Kauaʻi Division of Forestry and Wildlife would like to encourage public hunting in Unit E2, recently enclosed areas, by temporarily allowing overnight camping at designated campsites in Na Pali-Kona Forest Reserve, Alakai Wilderness Preserve. All other Forest Reserve and Hunting Rules and Regulations will still apply. The special permit for overnight camping can be found at this link. See the StoryMap below for more details. If you prefer, you can open the hunting StoryMap using this direct link.

2022 Kaua’i Goat Hunting Season

 DLNR announces the opening of the Kauaʻi Goat hunting season.  Click on 2022 Kauaʻi Goat Season Announcement for detailed information. 

Goat Rifle/Muzzleload will be assigned by lottery. 2022 Goat Rifle Muzzleload Applications are available at various vendors and check stations. 

RIFLE will run for consecutive weekends May 6th to August 29, 2022: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Two slots/hunter) in Unit B. 

MUZZLELOAD will run for consecutive weekends from June 18th to August 28, 2022;  Saturday and Sunday only (Two weekends/hunter) in Unit A. 

The deadline for submitting applications is on Friday, April 1, 2022 Applications must be dropped off in our drop off box by 4:00pm or postmarked on/before the deadline dateApplications  received after the due date will not be accepted. 

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Hunting Licenses

To purchase an online HAWAIʻI HUNTING LICENSE 

 Also available to purchase at Umi’s Store in Waimea and Lace It Up Kauaʻi in Kapaʻa.

Vendors have a limited amount, so please be sure to call in advance for availability. 


Kauaʻi Hunting Permits

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, we would like to ensure that Hunters have the opportunity to purchase hunting permits. This form is for 2021-2022 Hunting Season.  Please ensure that you have purchased a new hunting license before submitting a request form. If you have purchased a Hunting license through our vendors, please submit a copy of the hunting license with the application. 

Please fill out our Kauaʻi Hunting Permit Request Form 2021-2022

Mail form and Check/money order (payable to DLNR) to our office or drop off at our newly installed box (located in the back of the state building)

3060 Eiwa Street, Room 306

Lihue, HI 96766

Permits are also available to purchase online at GoHunt Hawaiʻi website under the Kauai tab. 


Unit G Archery Hunting Permits

To apply for a Unit G Permit, you MUST have a current 2021-2022 Hunting License and have purchased Goat Archery F G K permit.

Permits are issued within 3-consecutive hunting days. Processing  may take up to a week,  please apply a week or two before you plan to hunt.

Unit G Application

Camping permits are processed through Division of State Parks. Camping permits are limited, please call 808-274-3444 for availability.