Hunt Hawaiʻi Island
All hunting on Hawaiʻi Island and in the State of Hawaiʻi 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. For information on Hunter Education, hunting licenses, or other issues, visit the statewide Hunting Homepage.
Game Birds on Hawaiʻi Island
Game Mammals on Hawaiʻi Island
Contact information for the island of Hawaiʻi
19 E. Kawili Street (or) P.O. Box 4849 Hilo, HI 96720 tel (808) 974-4221 fax (808) 974-4226
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.
Downloadable Hunting Maps for Hawaiʻi Island:
|Unit B Hamakua Keaa Hanapai Section|
|Unit B Kohala|
|Unit A Puu Mali Mitigation|
|Unit A Mauna Kea GMA|
|Unit J Kahua|
|Unit J Kapapala GMA|
|Unit K Kipahoehoe NAR|
|Unit K Kahaualea NAR|
|Unit K Puu Makaala NAR|
|Unit B Kau FR Kapapala Section|
|Unit B Kohala Waimanu Section|
|Unit B 1 Kohala Pololu Section|
|Unit B Hamakuaa Ahualoa Section|
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 download Google Earth to your mobile device or desktop. These files will provide layers displaying Hunting Units, Na Ala Hele Trails, and State Managed Lands.