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Hunt Information
• Youth hunters must fill out all required information. $10.00 application fee required per youth applicant. The application fee is non-refundable even if the hunt is cancelled or your are unable to participate. Adults need not apply for this hunt.

• A total of 75 non-Lanai youth permits will be issued for this hunt. All Lanai youths that apply will be able to participate. A public drawing to determine going hunters will be conducted if total youth applications exceed 75 non-Lanai residents. The public drawing will be held on April 23, 2021 at the DLNR/DOFAW base yard at 11am. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, public participation will be limited to invited guests or not allowed. Only successfully drawn applicants will be mailed an application card. There will be no standby hunting opportunities for the youth hunt.

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

• A youth hunter must be 15 yrs of age or younger prior to the start of the hunt, possess a valid 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license and be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs of age or older) who also possesses a valid 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license. Group size will be limited to one (1) youth and one (1) accompanying adult. A permit will be issued to the adult at the time of hunter check in.


• The 2021 Axis Deer and Mouflon Sheep season will be a Mouflon sheep ewe and Axis Deer either sex and doe hunt. There will be no limit on the amount of doe tags and a limit of one (1) ewe tag that can be purchased. Hunters will be required to purchase two (2) doe tags before being able to purchase an either sex Axis Deer tag. No ram, including non-typical ram tags will be available for purchase. See addendum for tag fees and other requirements.

• For the youth hunt, only one (1) application per person will be accepted. 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.

• Youth hunters must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Tuesday preceding their assigned weekend or between Wednesday and Friday 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.

• Check station hours will be from 12noon to 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 and from 7:00am to 3:30pm, Wednesday through Friday, June 9-11, 2021.

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

• Hunting Units 1, 2 and 3 will be open for the Archery Hunt. For the Youth, Muzzleloader and General Rifle seasons, hunting Unit 2 will be available for hunting on Wednesdays, Unit 1 will be available for hunting on Thursdays and Units 1 and 2 will be available for hunting from Fridays through Sundays.

• Application period begins on Monday, February 22, 2021 and ends at 4:00pm Friday, March 19, 2021.

• Lottery results will be available on the internet at: and on this General Info. tab by 4pm, Friday, April 23, 2021.

Hunt Information Attachments
1 weekend, Also includes Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Hunt dates
06/09/2021 - 06/13/2021
Applications required?

Application Start Date & Time
02/22/2021 12:01 AM

Application End Date & Time
03/19/2021 4:00 PM

General Public Lottery Date & Time
04/23/2021 11:00 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.

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Other Information
• Each youth hunter shall be limited to carry one bow of legal draw weight, muzzleloader rifle of .45 caliber or larger, rifle, or shotgun in the hunting areas. No crossbows (unless with a valid permit) or handguns allowed.

• All youth hunters and accompanying adults must wear blaze orange.

• The youth will be the only hunter allowed to hunt. The adult will not be able to hunt as he/she is there to guide the youth in hunter ethics and safety.

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

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

• Guides will not be required. Commercial guides are prohibited for this hunt.

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

• Any youth 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.