Hunt Lānaʻi

Hunt Lānaʻi

An image of an Axis deer with the words Hunt Lānaʻi

All hunting on Lānaʻi and through 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 information on Hunter Education, hunting licenses, or other issues, visit the statewide Hunting Homepage.

In addition to the information on this page, check the Hunting Announcements page for recent announcements. Many of our statewide announcements have island-specific details.

Apply for Hunts & Contact the Maui Nui Forestry & Wildlife Office

Hunters can apply for hunts and purchase tags and permits online at the links below.

Apply for Hunts

Purchase Tags & Permits

For the best hunting experience, please contact the local branch of the Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) prior to your hunt. 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.

Current Lānaʻi Hunt Information


Game Birds on Lānaʻi

For details on game bird rules for Lānaʻi’s hunting units see Exhibit 7 from Chapter 13-122, HAR. Additional info is available on the statewide Game Bird Hunting page.

An image of a ring-necked pheasant

Ring-necked Pheasant

An image of a green pheasant

Green Pheasant

An image of a grey francolin

Gray Francolin

An image of an Erckel's Francolin

Erckel’s Francolin

An image of a Chukar Partridge

Chukar Partridge


An image of a California quail

California Quail

An image of a Gambel's quail

Gambel’s Quail

An image of a Japanese quail

Japanese Quail

An image of a spotted dove

Spotted Dove

An image of a barred dove

Barred Dove

An image of a wild turkey

Wild Turkey

Game Mammals on Lānaʻi

For details on game mammal rules for Lānaʻi’s hunting units see Exhibit 7 from Chapter 13-123, HAR. Additional info is also available on our statewide Game Mammal Hunting page.

An image of mouflon sheep

Mouflon Sheep (By lottery, tags or permits required)

An image of Axis deer

Axis Deer (By lottery, tags or permits required)


Downloadable Maps for Hunting on Lānaʻi

Click below to find PDF versions of Public Hunting Area units that you can print and take with you. Note that unit boundaries and closures may have changed since the creation of these maps. Contact your local DOFAW branch office for updates.

Lānaʻi Hunting Unit Map Download Map


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 Google Earth will have to be downloaded on your mobile device or desktop. These files will provide layers displaying Hunting Units, Na Ala Hele Trails, and State Managed Lands.

Hunting Units KMZ Nā Ala Hele Trails KMZ State-Managed Lands KMZ


Public Hunting Areas on Lānaʻi

Explore the map below to see which lands managed by DOFAW are also designated as Public Hunting Areas or Game Management Areas. Note that this map shows the area boundaries as reflected in the 2015 administrative rules. For recent boundary changes (area additions and removals) contact the DOFAW branch office near you. The map also shows safety zones and areas that are closed or where no hunting is allowed. Click the arrows in the top lefthand corner of the map to see the legend.

You can learn more about the Lānaʻi Cooperative Game Management Area on our website, or about our statewide system of Game Management Areas.