Lanai Axis Deer and Mouflon Sheep Announcement.pdf  (If the viewer below is blank, please download the announcement)
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Hunt Information
• Please fill in all required information. A $10.00 per application fee is required. The application fee is non-refundable even if the hunt is cancelled or you are unable to participate. Only one (1) application per person will be accepted for the archery hunt. 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.

• The archery hunt will be held over two (2), nine (9) day periods and consist of two (2) draws. Participation for this hunt may be subject to limited participation for non-Lanai residents. There will be no standby hunting opportunities for the archery hunt.

• A lottery will be conducted to determine a going status on Friday, March 11, 2022 at the DLNR/DOFAW base yard in Kahului at 10am. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, public participation may be limited to invited guests or not allowed.

• 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.

• All applicants must possess a valid 2021-22 State of Hawaii hunting license before their hunting date; those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult possessing a valid 2021-22 State of Hawaii hunting license while hunting.

• The 2022 Lanai Axis Deer and Mouflon Sheep season will be a combination hunt. The bag limit for Axis Deer will be three (3); two (2) does and one (1) either sex. Hunters will be required to purchase two (2) doe tags before being able to purchase an either sex Axis Deer tag. If conditions allow, doe bag limits will be increased with hunters being issued free doe tags after purchase of all upfront tags. The bag limit for Mouflon Sheep will be four (4); two (2) ewes, one (1) either sex and one (1) non-typical ram. Hunters will be required to purchase two (2) ewe tags before being able to purchase an either sex Mouflon Sheep tag. A non-typical ram tag will be issued free of charge once one (1) Mouflon Sheep tag is purchased. All heads of non-typical rams must be disposed of in the field or at the Lanai hunter check station. See hunt announcement and addendum for tag fees and other requirements.

• All hunters, unless checking in online, must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Thursday or Friday preceding their hunt or the days of the hunt to validate the permits and receive the assigned tags. To be validated, the permittee must provide 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 for the archery hunt are from 8:00am to 7:00pm the Thursdays and Fridays prior to the start of the hunt and daily during the hunt from 8:00am to 3:30pm. Checking in (Outer Spatial) and purchasing of tags (Go Hunt, Hawaii) may be available online requiring hunters to only sign Pulama Lanai waiver forms at the check station.

• Hunters are required to check out daily and report their take or their intent to hunt the next day, providing their tags remain unfilled. Upon completion of the hunt, hunters must submit their permit to the Lanai hunter check station. If applicable, include the sex and unit animal(s) were harvested. Hunters may also submit harvest results online if using the Outer Spatial app to check in.

• Hunting Units 1, 2 and 3 will be open for the Archery Hunt.

• Hunters assistant permits will be issued at the time of hunter check in - one (1) hunter assistant may accompany a senior citizen or disabled hunter and the hunter assistant must possess a valid 2021-22 State of Hawaii hunting license. A disabled hunter is defined as an individual who has an impairment that substantially limits one or more of that person's major life activities. Current (within 90 days) physician's certificate required.


• Application period begins Monday, January 10, 2022 and ends at 4:00pm, Friday, February 11, 2022.

• Lottery results will be available on the internet at: and on this General Info tab by 4pm, Friday, March 11, 2022.

Hunt Information Attachments
9 days, two (2) draws, nine (9) days each

Hunt dates
05/14/2022 - 05/22/2022
05/28/2022 - 06/05/2022
Applications required?

Application Start Date & Time
01/10/2022 12:01 AM

Application End Date & Time
02/11/2022 4:00 PM

General Public Lottery Date & Time
03/11/2022 10:00 AM

Lanai Resident Lottery Date & Time
03/11/2022 9:00 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 hunter shall be limited to carry one bow of legal draw weight in the hunting areas. No crossbows allowed, unless with valid permit.

• 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 that you apply together with that of the guide who must apply as a hunter. Commercial guides are prohibited for this hunt.

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

• Hunters may 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.