DOFAW Kauai Drop Off Box


  To give the public the opportunity to submit applications, forms, etc. to our DOFAW Kauai office; A drop off box has been installed on the side of the state building.  All forms of payments… Read More »

  LOOP ROAD STATUS OPENING OF WAILUA FOREST MANAGEMENT ROAD “LOOP ROAD” Completed road construction  The road, better known as loop road has been closed for 3 years due to flood damage in 2018.  Repairs… Read More »

Want to know information about DOFAW Kauai forestry lands? This map allows you to click on various layers that include: Hunting units, hiking trails, proposed projects and many more information.  Use this interactive web map… Read More »

Decade-Long Eradication Effort at State Sea Bird Sanctuary is Complete Photos courtesy of Marci Brimhall and DLNR  (LĪHUʻE) – Just in time for Earth Day 2021, Lehua Island, the tiny, but mighty island off Kaua‘i’s… Read More »

Extra vigilance now needed to prevent further spread (LĪHU‘E) – For the first time, the more virulent of two fungal pathogens known to cause Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death has been confirmed in the Kōke‘e area along Miloliʻi… Read More »

HUNTERS SOUGHT TO ASSIST WITH ANIMAL REMOVAL IN UPPER HONOPU   (LIHU‘E) –The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will soon begin constructing a fence in the upper Honopū Valley. The purpose of this… Read More »

2021 Black-Tailed Deer Season on Kaua’i  DLNR announces the opening of the black-tailed deer hunting season.  Click on 2021 Kauai Black-Tailed Deer Announcement for detailed information.  Deer Rifle/Muzzleload has been assigned by lottery. It will… Read More »

Here you can learn about the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife’s proposed Kaua’í projects, as well as provide your mana’o as a forest user. Hunters, hikers, cultural practitioners, and other visitors are the eyes… Read More »


Posted on Jan 22, 2020 in Kauaʻi Announcements, slider

To protect native Hawaiian forest in northwestern of Kaua’i, the State of Hawaii’s DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife has proposed Kauai Honopu Vicinity Predator Action Plan.  These forests contain the last individuals of many… Read More »

Rapid Ohia Death is on Kauai! Rapid ‘Ohi’a death (ROD) is an identified fungal disease currently attacking and killing ‘ohi’a on the island of Hawai’i, Kauai, Maui & Oahu.  In May of 2018,within the Moloa’a… Read More »