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Lāna‘i Mouflon Sheep Hunting Apps Available

Posted March 20, 2017, 08:15 AM HST Updated March 20, 2017, 08:26 AM HST
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The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife announced that applications for the 2017 Lanai Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season and instruction sheets are available at all DOFAW offices statewide beginning Monday, March 20, 2017. Applicants may also apply online.

Feral mouflon hybrid. NPS file photo.

The 2017 Lanai Mouflon Sheep Season will consist of four hunts:

  1. The Archery Only Hunt will be held over eight consecutive days, beginning July 29, 2017, and ending on Aug. 5, 2017.
  2. The Youth Hunt will be conducted for one weekend (Saturday and Sunday), Aug. 12 and 13, 2017.
  3. The Muzzleloader Hunt will be conducted for one weekend (Saturday and Sunday), Aug.19 and 20, 2017.
  4. The General Rifle Hunt will be held over nine consecutive weekends (Saturday and Sunday), beginning on Aug. 26, 2017, and ending on Oct. 22, 2017.

A $10 application fee will be assessed each person applying for a hunt. This fee must accompany each application for the hunt at the time of filing. Applications received without the required application fee will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant.

A tag fee will be assessed at the time of hunter check-in. Hawai‘i residents will be assessed $20 and non-Hawai‘i residents $125 for each sheep tag. No fees will be assessed for the non-typical ram tag.

It is imperative that hunter applicants obtain and pay particular attention to the hunt instruction sheet and addendum for any changes in the application process.

Applications for all hunts may be submitted in-person or mailed to the Maui Division of Forestry and Wildlife Office, 1955 Main St., Room. 301, Wailuku HI 96793.


Lāna‘i residents only are to mail or deliver their applications to the Lāna‘i Division of Forestry and Wildlife Office at 917 Fraser Ave., P.O. Box 630661, Lāna‘i City, HI 96763.

The deadline for submitting applications is 4 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Interested hunters are encouraged to submit their application well before the application deadline to insure proper processing.

For further information, visit the DOFAW website or call the Maui district office at (808) 984-8100.


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