Registration begins two months before the month of the scheduled class. Registration will continue until classes are filled. If you are not able to register you may still be able to attend the class as a standby. Please remember to bring a valid picture ID to the class. Students must complete all days of a scheduled class for certification.

To register for classes on Hawaii Island, Maui, and Lanai: 1-800-353-4868

To register for classes on Oahu, Kauai, and Molokai: 1-866-563-4868

Please have the following required information ready prior to calling:

(1) First name, last name, middle initial
(2) Date of birth
(3) Phone number
(4) Complete mailing address

Students must be 10 years old by the scheduled date of the class. If you are between 10 and 16 years old, you need to be accompanied by an adult. If you are over 16, you may take the class without an adult.

You should receive your certification card within 3-4 weeks of completing your class.

We are happy to assist you.

Yes—Pursuant to HRS §134-2(g)(1), the Hunter Education Certification does meet the requirements to apply for a permit to acquire a handgun in the State of Hawaii.

To find hunting maps, information about hunting seasons, game, and other rules and regulations about hunting in Hawaii, please go to DoFAW.

To login, the primary applicant will need:

  • Hawaii Hunter Education Certificate #
  • Date of Birth
  • Last Name

The information required on the application for the primary applicant is:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email
  • Date of Birth
  • Address

The primary will also need to enter the following information about each of the hunters within their group:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Phone Number (can be the same as the primary)
  • Address (can be the same as the primary)

If you forgot your hunter education certificate number you can find it by going through the Request User ID process. Once you login you will see your certificate number on your dashboard.

If you are still having trouble you will need to contact the agency to obtain your hunter education certificate number:

You will receive a confirmation email after submission. You can also view your submitted application online by doing the following:

  1. Login using your credentials
  2. Under 'My Go Hunt, Hawaii' -> Select 'My Hunts'
  3. The application will be listed

The fee is $10.00 per hunter per hunt applying for.

You will not be able to edit an application after submission. If there is an issue with your application please contact us at: (808) 984-8100 or (808) 984-8113

The max hunters per group will vary depending on the hunt type. To find the max hunters for a particular hunt go to the hunt details, select the ‘Application Period’ tab, and the max hunters allowed per group will be listed.

The primary applicant will have the draw number on the application receipt. The primary applicant can also find the draw number by doing the following:

  1. Login using your credentials
  2. Under 'My Go Hunt, Hawaii' -> Select 'My Hunts'
  3. The draw number will be listed for the application that was submitted

The lottery results will be posted by 4pm on the day of the lottery.

Ask the agency

The Hunter Education Program oversees this service and will be happy to answer any questions you have about classes, enrollment and document replacements.

Lila, Hunter Education Program staff
Jaye, Hunter Education Program staff
Kekoa, Hunter Education Program staff
Phone number
(808) 587-0200
Email address

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For technical assistance, please contact the folks at and they will do their best to assist you.

Jamie, technical support represenative.
Bobby, technical support represenative.
Norman, technical support represenative.
Phone number
(808) 695-4620
Email address
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