Hunt Hawaii Island

All hunting on Hawaii Island and in the State of  Hawaii 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 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.

For details on game bird rules for Hawaii Island’s hunting units see Exhibit 1 from Chapter 13-122, HAR.

For details on game mammal rules for Hawaii Island’s hunting units see Exhibit 11 from Chapter 13-123, HAR.

Contact information for the island of Hawaii:
19 E. Kawili Street (or) P.O. Box 4849 Hilo, HI 96720 tel (808) 974-4221 fax (808) 974-4226

Hunt Hawaii Lottery Application SystemHawaii Island Hunting Maps  

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.

Hunting Units Na Ala Hele Trails State Managed Lands