Hunting Announcements

Hunting Announcements

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To make it easy to find hunting announcements, we’ve kept them separate from other types of announcements from the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife. For non-hunting announcements, visit http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw/announcements.

November 2021

11/22/2022 Hawaiʻi Hunting Stamp Contest Seeks Entires for 2022-2023 

Link To Application For Wildlife Stamp Contest

October 2021

Notice Of Animal Control Activity And Temporary Closure Of Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, Mauna Kea Ice Age NAR, Palila Mitigation Lands, and Kaohe GMA. 

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE 2021-2022 GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON 

July 2021

 PUʻUHONUA O HŌNAUNAU National Historical Park Goat Salvage Lottery Results 

PU’U WA’AWA’A MAUKA ARCHERY UNGULATE CONTROL PROGRAM LOTTERY RESULTS

07/01/2021 Hawaiʻi Outdoor Recreation Info Is Officially OuterSpatial

June 2021

06/28/2021 Live goat salvage opportunity at PUʻUHONUA O HŌNAUNAU

06/01/21 –Feral Goat, Sheep, And Pig Hunt And Ungulate Control Program Announced For The Puʻu Waʻawaʻa Forest Reserve

06/01/21 –DLNR Announces Black-Tailed Deer Season On Kauai 

April 2021

04/30/21 –2021-2022 Lanai Resident Rifle Final Public Listing Lottery Results 

04/30/21 –2021-2022 Lanai Non-Resident Final Public Listing Lottery Results 

04/23/21 –Hawai’i Hunting Stamp Contest Winners Announced

March 2021

03/08/21 –2021 Kauai Goat Hunting Season Announcement

February 2021

02/18/21 -2021 Lānaʻi Axis Deer And Mouflon Sheep Season Details

02/08/21 –Archery Hunting In The Pu‘U Anahulu Game Management Area

02/08/21 –Big Island 2021 Spring Bearded Turkey Season 

02/01/21 – Notice Of Animal Control Activities And Temporary Closure Of Mauna Kea Fr, Mauna Kea Ice Age Nar, Palila Mitigation Lands, And Kaohe Gma

December 2020

12/22/2020-Special Archery & Muzzelloader Feral Goat Hunting Permits Available On Kauaʻi

12/17/2020 Game Bird Hunting Season Announced For The Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area 

12/01/2020-Hawaiʻi Hunting Stamp Contest Seeks Entries For 2021-2022

November 2020

11/13/2020- DLNR Announces The Addition Of Peafowl To The List Of Legal Game Birds, Hawaii Island 

October 2020

10/15/2020- DLNR Announces The Start Of The 2020-2021 Game Bird Hunting Season

September 2020

09/14/2020- Lānaʻi Axis Deer Hunting Season Cancelled

July 2020

07/09/2020- Lānaʻi Mouflon Sheep/Axis Deer Season Cancellation

June 2020

06/26/20 – Ungulate Control Program And Hunting Announced For The Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Forest Reserve

06/16/20 – DLNR Announces 2020 Black-Tailed Deer Season On Kauai

06/12/20 – DLNR Will Issue New Hunting Licenses And Stamps For The New Hunting Season  

06/03/20-2020 Lottery Cancelled For Mouflon Sheep On Lanaʻi

April 2020

04/14/20 – 2020-2021 Hawaiʻi Hunting Stamp Contest Winners Announced

04/06/20 – New Feature- Apply For The Lanai Hunt Without A Login

04/02/20 – State Cancels Lanaʻi Axis Deer Hunt Due To Covid-19 Risks 

March 2020

03/17/20 – Lanaʻi Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season Announced; Applications Available Statewide Starting March 23, 2020

February 2020

02/08/2020 – Hawaii Island Spring Bearded Turkey Season Opening Next Month 

02/19/2020 – Archery Hunting In The Pu’uanahulu Game Management Area To Open In March 

December 2019

12/30/2019 – State Hunting Season On Mourning Dove To Be Shorter 

12/03/2019 – DLNR Announces Start Of 2019-2020 Game Bird Hunting Season At Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area

November 2019

11/07/2019 – Hawaiʻi Hunting Stamp Contest Seeks Entries For 2020-2021

October 2019

10/22/2019 – DLNR Announces Start Of 2019-2020 Game Bird Hunting Season

September 2019

09/16/19 – DLNR Announces 2020 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Hunting Season

August 2019

08/01/19 – Mauna Kea Hunting Units Reopen Effective Immediately

July 2019

07/10/19 – No Hunting In Mauna Kea Forest Reserve Beginning July 15

June 2019

06/19/19 – Feral Goat, Sheep And Pig Hunt And Ungulate Control Program Announced For The Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Forest Reserve

May 2019

05/29/19 – DLNR Will Issue New Hunting Licenses And Stamps For The New Hunting Season

05/23/19 – DLNR Announces 2019 Black-Tailed Deer Season On Kauaʻi

March 2019

03/27/19 – DLNR Announces Goat Hunting To Open On Kauaʻi

03/12/19 – The 2019-2020 Hawaii Hunting Stamp Contest Winners Announced

February 2019

02/27/19 – Announcement Of The Opening Of Archery Hunting In The Puuanahulu Game Management Area For 2019 

02/27/19 – Announcement Of The Opening Of Big Island 2019 Spring Bearded Turkey Season

02/20/19 – Nounou Forest Reserve Trial Archery Animal Control

02/08/19 – Mile Marker 16 Shooting Range Temporarily Closing For Safety Improvements

02/15/19 – Lanaʻi Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season Announced; Applications Available Statewide Starting March 18, 2019

January 2019

01/29/19-Goat Hunting Opportunity In The Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park

01/25/19 – 2019 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Lottery Results

01/02/19 – State Hunting Season For Mourning Dove Ends January 13

December 2018

12/13/18 – Game Bird Hunting Season In Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area 2018-2019.

12/04/18 – Hawaiʻi Hunting Stamp Contest Seeks Entries For 2019-2020.

October 2018

10/24/18 – DLNR Announces Start Of 2018-2019 Game Bird Hunting Season

10/20/18 – Hunters & Researchers Collaborate To Count Game Birds

September 2018

09/27/18 – DLNR Announces 2019 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Hunting Season

09/16/18 – Hawaii’s National Hunting And Fishing Day Recognized Contributions Of Sportsmen And Women

09/12/18 – Feral Goat, Sheep, And Pig Hunt And Ungulate Control  Program Announced For The Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Forest Reserve

August 2018

08/29/18 – DLNR Announces Make-Up Options For Hunters Affected By The Closure Of The Lanaʻi Cooperative Game Management Area Due To Hurricane Lane

08/27/18 – Feral Goat, Sheep And Pig Hunt And Ungulate Control Program Announced For The Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Forest Reserve

08/22/18 – Lānaʻi Mouflon Hunt Cancelled Due To Impending Arrival Of Hurricane

08/03/18 – Temporary Closure Of Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Forest Reserve Hunt

July 2018

07/09/18 – Feral Goat, Sheep, And Pig Hunt And Ungulate Control Program Announced For The Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Forest Reserve

June 2018

06/06/18 – DLNR Will Issue New Hunting Licenses And Stamps For The New Hunting Season

06/05/18 – Sign Up Now For Hunter Education Pu‘U Wa‘Awa‘A Hunting Unit Seminar August 2

March 2018

03/05/18 – Lanaʻi Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season Announced; Applications Available Statewide Starting March 19, 2018

03/13/18 – DLNR Announces Goat Hunting To Open On Kauaʻi

03/19/18 – Hunter Education Shotgun Shooting Basics Workshop

February 2018

02/23/18 – State Land Board Approves Range For Hunter Safety Program On The Big Island

02/27/18 – Archery Hunting In The Pu‘Uanahulu Game Management Area To Open March 3 – June 24, 2018

02/27/18 – Announcement Of The Opening Of Big Island 2018 Spring Bearded Turkey Season

January 2018

01/16/18 – State Hunting Season For Mourning Dove Ends January 17

01/22/18 – 2018 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Lottery Results

01/25/18 – Special Archery Feral Goat Hunting Permits Available For Kekaha Gma Kauaʻi

01/30/18 – DLNR To Hold A Public Meeting Feb. 9 On A Trial Hunting Program In Nounou Mountain Forest Reserve On Kauaʻi

December 2017

12/11/17 – Advanced Hunter Education Game Care Workshop

12/20/17 – Hawaiʻi Wildlife Conservation Stamp Contest Seeks Entries For 2018-2019

November 2017

11/28/17 – State Hunter Education Class Sign-Ups Now Available Online

October 2017

10/27/17 – DLNR Announces Start Of 2017-2018 Game Bird Hunting Season

September 2017

09/01/17 – DLNR To Conduct Ungulate Control Program At Pu’u Wa’awa’a

09/01/17 – Notice Of Animal Control Activities And Temporary Closure Of Mauna Kea Fr, Mauna Kea Ice Age Nar, Palila Mitigation Lands, And Kaohe Gma

09/06/17 – Hawaii’s S National Hunting And Fishing Day Recognizes Contributions Of Sportsmen And Women, September 16-17, 2017

09/25/17 – DLNR Announces 2018 Lanaʻi Axis Deer Hunting Season

June 2017

6/21/17 – DLNR Announces 2017 Black-Tailed Deer Season On Kauaʻi

March 2017

03/22/17 – DLNR Seeks Input On Statewide Hunting Survey Involving Public Lands Only

03/20/17 – DLNR Announces Goat Hunting To Open On Kauai

03/17/17 – “Go Hunt, Hawaiʻi” Newsletter Launched

03/07/17 – Winning Wildlife Artists Announced In The 2017-2018 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation Stamp Contest

03/02/17 – Go Hunt, Hawaii: Hawaii’s Official Hunting Resource

February 2017

02/17/17 – DLNR Announces Opening Of 2017 Big Island Spring Bearded Turkey Season

02/13/17 – DLNR Announces Opening Of 2017 Season Archery

January 2017

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01/05/17 – Amendment To The “2017 Lanai Axis Deer Application Instructions” (For Conventional Rifle, Muzzleloader, Youth & Archery)

December 2016

12/20/16 – Entries Sought For 2017-2018 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation Stamp Contest

October 2016

10/19/16 – Game Bird Hunting Season For 2016-2017 To Start On November 5

September 2016

2017 Lanai Axis Deer Hunting Season Hunt Announcement

09/06/16 – State Hunter Education Program Offering New Option Of Online Hybrid Hunter Education Course For O‘Ahu

August 2016

08/02/16 – DLNR Announce The Opening Of The Kekaha Game Management Area To The 2016 Black-Tailed Deer Season On Kauaʻi

July 2016

07/28/16 – Kauaʻi Hunter Education Program Class Registration Clarified; Standby Students Must Call In Advance, No Walk-Ins Will Be Accepted

June 2016

06/22/16 – DLNR Announces 2016 Black-Tailed Deer Season On Kauaʻi