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Hunt Type
General Rifle

Hunt Information

• Please fill in all required information. A $10.00 application fee required per applicant. Only one (1) application per person will be accepted for the muzzleloader and general rifle hunts. If duplicates are found, the first received will be processed and all others will be returned to the applicant. Application fees under these circumstances will not be returned.

• A total of 200 permits will be issued per weekend for the general rifle hunt, with permits being reserved for Lanai residents as stipulated by the landowner.

• A Lanai resident is defined as an individual who has a permanent mailing address and has lived on the island for six (6) continuous months.

• For the general rifle hunt, a lottery drawing will be conducted to establish going and, if necessary, standby positions. The general rifle lottery will begin at 12 noon at the MEO facility in Wailuku. A drawing will occur for Lanai residents at 10am at the MEO facility in Wailuku.

• The bag limit will be two (2) Mouflon sheep (one (1) either sex and one (1) non-typical ram) per hunter per authorized hunt. Hunters will be required to purchase an either sex tag and will be issued a non-typical ram tag free of charge. See addendum for tag fees and requirements.

• Non-typical rams are defined as deformed horn, polled, muumuu. All heads of non-typical rams harvested must be disposed of at the Lanai hunter check station. Final determination of a non-typical ram will be made by representatives of the Department of Land & Natural Resources.

• General rifle and muzzleloader applicants may also apply for and participate in the archery only hunt. A separate application is required.

• Successful applicants must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Friday preceding their assigned weekend or on Saturday to validate permits and receive assigned tags. To be validated, the permittee must show identification and sign the permit in the presence of an authorized officer of the Department of Land & Natural Resources and the officer must sign and date the permit.

• For the general rifle hunt, check station hours will be from 12noon to 8:00pm on Fridays and 7:00am to 3:30pm on Saturdays throughout the entire general rifle hunting season.

• Calls for standby assignments will begin at 6:00pm on Fridays, preceding each weekend hunt. Standby hunters must report in person to be eligible.

• Upon completion of the hunt, hunters must submit their permit to the Lanai hunter check station. If applicable, include sex and unit where animal(s) were harvested.

• Hunter assistant permits will be issued at this time - one (1) hunter assistant may accompany a senior citizen or disabled hunter and must possess a valid 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license. A disabled hunter is defined as an individual who has an impairment that limits one or more of that person's major life activities. Current (within 90 days) physician's certificate required.

• All applicants must possess a 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license before their hunting date; those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult possessing a 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license while hunting.

• Application period begins Monday, March 23, 2020 and ends at 4:00pm, Friday, April 24, 2020.

• Lottery results will be available on the internet at: and on this General Info. tab by 4pm, Friday, June 5, 2020.

Hunt Information Attachments
9 weekends

Hunt dates
08/22/2020 - 08/23/2020
08/29/2020 - 08/30/2020
09/05/2020 - 09/06/2020
09/12/2020 - 09/13/2020
09/19/2020 - 09/20/2020
09/26/2020 - 09/27/2020
10/03/2020 - 10/04/2020
10/10/2020 - 10/11/2020
10/17/2020 - 10/18/2020
Applications required?

Application Start Date & Time
03/23/2020 12:01 AM

Application End Date & Time
04/24/2020 4:00 PM

General Public Lottery Date & Time
06/05/2020 12:00 PM

Lanai Resident Lottery Date & Time
06/05/2020 10:00 AM

Max Amount of Hunters Allowed per Group


Lanai Cooperative Game Management Area (LCGMA)

The LCGMA is the area on the northwest portion of Lanai with the southernmost boundary extending from the western shore off of Kaumalapau Hwy and traveling east along said road to #57 road. From #57 road heading in a north-northeasterly direction along the former pineapple field to the junction of Polihua road and Ka'a Road. At the junction heading in a southeasterly direction to the Horse Pasture connecting to the Keomoku Road and following the said road to the northeastern shore of Lanai. The Kanepu'u Easement Area is excluded from the LCGMA.

Location Attachments
Other Information

• Each hunter shall be limited to carry one rifle, shotgun or bow of legal draw weight in the hunting areas during the general rifle hunt. Crossbows (unless with a valid permit) and handguns are not permitted.

• Hunting permits are non-transferrable and may not be traded between hunters.

• Hunters must abide by the provisions of Chapter 123 when hunting on Lanai during the hunting season.

• Applicants may apply in parties up to a maximum of eight (8) persons. Lanai residents may apply with non-residents by submitting their applications together to the (off islander) public drawing on Maui. No non-Lanai resident may submit his or her application with that of a Lanai resident for the Lanai resident drawing.

• Guides will not be required. If you need someone to guide you, be sure you submit an application for that individual who must apply as a hunter. Commercial guides are prohibited for this hunt.

• Only senior citizens and disabled hunters permitted the use of hunter assistant.

• Hunters are allowed to bone the animal with the exception that a hind quarter must be tagged with genitalia and skin still attached.

• Any hunter encountering feral goats in the area may take these animals, regardless of sex and number. Hunters must have in their possession an unused tag.