Lanai Axis Deer and Mouflon Sheep Announcement.pdf  (If the viewer below is blank, please download the announcement)
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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 you are unable to participate. Adults need not apply for this hunt. 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.

• The youth hunt may be subject to limited participation for non-Lanai residents. The public drawing will be held on March 11, 2022 at the DLNR/DOFAW base yard at 10am. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, public participation may 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 2021-22 or 2022-2023 State of Hawaii hunting license and be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs of age or older) who also possesses a valid 2021-22 or 2022-23 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 2022 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 the hunt announcement and addendum for tag fees and other requirements.

• Youth hunters, unless checking in online, must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Tuesday preceding their assigned hunt date 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 8:00am to 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 and from 7:00am to 9:00am and 1:30pm to 3:30pm, Wednesday through Friday, June 8-10, 2022. 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.

• 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. Hunters may also submit harvest results online if using the Outer Spatial app to check in.

• For the Youth hunting season, Units 1 and 2 will be available for hunting from Wednesday through Sunday.

• Application period begins on 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
1 weekend, Weekend includes Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Hunt dates
06/08/2022 - 06/12/2022
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 youth hunter shall be limited to carry one (1) bow, rifle, shotgun, or muzzleloader of .45 cal. or larger in the hunting area. Crossbows are prohibited, unless by permit. Handguns are not permitted.

• 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.

• The hunting permits are non-transferable 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 may 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 or number. An unused tag must be in their possession.