- Hunt Type
- General Rifle
- Hunt Information
- • Please fill in all required information. A $10.00 application fee is required per applicant. 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 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.
• Participation for the general rifle season may be subject to limited participation for non-Lanai residents. Only successfully drawn general rifle hunters will be mailed an application card. There will be no standby hunting opportunities for the general rifle hunt.
• A lottery drawing will be conducted for the general rifle season on Friday, March 11, 2022 at 12 noon at the DLNR/DOFAW base yard in Kahului. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, public participation will 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 or 2022-23 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 or 2022-23 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 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.
• General rifle and muzzleloader applicants are allowed to apply for and MAY participate in the archery only hunt.
• Successful applicants, unless checking in online, must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Tuesday preceding their assigned hunt date or on Wednesday through 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.
• For the general rifle season, check station hours will be from 8:00am to 7:00pm on Tuesdays and from 7am to 9am and 1:30 to 3:30pm, Wednesdays through Fridays throughout the season. 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, 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 General Rifle season, hunting Units 1 and 2 will be available for hunting Wednesdays through Sundays
• 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 2021-22 or 2022-23 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.
• 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: www.dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw and on this General Info. tab by 4pm, March 11, 2022.
- Hunt Information Attachments
- 18 weekends, Weekends include Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday
|06/22/2022 - 06/26/2022|
|06/29/2022 - 07/03/2022|
|07/06/2022 - 07/10/2022|
|07/13/2022 - 07/17/2022|
|07/20/2022 - 07/24/2022|
|07/27/2022 - 07/31/2022|
|08/03/2022 - 08/07/2022|
|08/10/2022 - 08/14/2022|
|08/17/2022 - 08/21/2022|
|08/24/2022 - 08/28/2022|
|08/31/2022 - 09/04/2022|
|09/07/2022 - 09/11/2022|
|09/14/2022 - 09/18/2022|
|09/21/2022 - 09/25/2022|
|09/28/2022 - 10/02/2022|
|10/05/2022 - 10/09/2022|
|10/12/2022 - 10/16/2022|
|10/19/2022 - 10/23/2022|
- 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 12:00 PM
- 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.
- 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 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.