Game bird hunting season opens Nov. 5 in Hawai’i
The 2022-2023 Game Bird Hunting Season in Hawai‘i opens Nov. 5 and runs through Jan. 29, 2023.
Hunting days, equipment and bag limits vary by unit. Detailed descriptions of hunting opportunities statewide are available on the state Department of Land and Natural Resource’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.
Hunters should know:
- A valid hunting license and a game bird stamp are required for all game bird hunting on public and private lands
- Landowner permission is required when seeking to hunt on private land
- Hunters should be familiar with Title 13, Chapter 122, Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules
- To comply with state and federal regulations, the last day for hunting mourning dove will be Jan. 15, 2023
Recreational hunting offers opportunities to engage with nature and practice responsible, sustainable and safe use of our public and private lands and resources. You can help to protect this activity with support for wildlife conservation by reporting game law violations to the Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement by calling 643-DLNR (3567) or reporting through the DLNRTip app.