#Hunting in Hawaii

2019-20 Hawai‘i Hunting Stamp Design Winners Announced

The DLNR would like to thank all the wildlife artists who submitted art entries for the 2019-20 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest.

Kaulana Manu Nature Trail to Close for Parking & Restroom Construction

The Kaulana Manu Nature Trail (formerly known as Kipuka 21) will be closed beginning March 2, 2019, for construction of restroom and parking facilities.

PTA Offering 2-Day Mammal Hunt

The US Army at Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) is offering a two-day mammal hunt for local hunters.

Final Day of Bird Hunting at PTA for 2018–2019 Season

The US Army at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) is offering a final day of bird hunting on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.

Final PTA Bird Hunting Opens for 2018-19 Season

The US Army at Pōhakuloa Training Area is opening for bird hunting Jan. 19, through 21, 2019, from 5:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Kahua-Ponoholo Ranch Game Bird Hunting Temporarily Closes

DOFAW reports the closure of the Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area for game bird hunting on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 22 and 23, 2018.

Game Bird Hunting to Begin at Kahua-Ponoholo Ranch

The DLNR DOFAW reports the opening of the 2018–19 Game Bird Hunting Season at the Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area on Saturday, Dec. 22.

Hawai‘i Hunting Stamp Contest Seeks Entries

The Hawai‘i DOFAW is seeking entries in an art contest to depict a Game Mammal and Game Bird for its 2019-2020 hunting stamp contest.

PTA Hunting Advisory Issued

The Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) is alerting Hawai‘i Island Hunters of public hunts scheduled for November through December 2018.

Game Bird Hunting Season Opens

The Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources reports that the 2018-2019 Game Bird Hunting Season opened on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Hunters Collaborate on Maunakea to Count Game Bird

Hunters, researchers and staff from the DLNR DOFAW traipsed across the rugged terrain on Maunakea’s north slopes to gain a better understanding of game bird density.

Animal Control Activities Prompt Closures on Maunakea

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities in the Maunakea Forest Reserve.

DLNR Announces 2019 Lāna‘i Deer Hunting Season

Deer hunters can soon apply to hunt for the new season.

28th Annual Event Recognizes Hunter Contributions

The contributions of fishers and hunters to conservation were again recognized nationally and in Hawai‘i during National Hunting and Fishing Day events.

PTA Opening for Mammal Archery Hunting Labor Day Weekend

Pōhakuloa Training Area reports that it is opening mammal archery hunting this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 and 2.

Archery Hunting in the Pu‘uanahulu Game Management Area to Open

(DLNR) announces the opening of archery hunting in Pu‘uanahulu Game Management Area (GMA) beginning Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Public Shooting Range Approved on Hawai‘i Island

(BLNR) voted to approve an area of land on Hawai‘i island as a public shooting range for the purpose of supporting the state’s Hunter Safety program.

Hunting Season for Mourning Dove Ends

(DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) has announced a shorter hunting season for the mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) in the State of Hawai‘i.

Missing Hawai‘i Island Hunter Found Safe

A male hunter in his 60s who got lost in native forest off of Kahaulea Street in Volcano was rescued by the Hawaiʻi Fire Department.