2024 Mouflon Public Notice (Official).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. 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 collected under these circumstances will not be returned. Adults need not apply for this hunt.

• The youth hunt may be subject to limited participation for non-Lanai residents. If necessary, the public drawing will be held on Friday, May 3, 2024 at the J. Cameron Center-MEO building at 10am. Successfully drawn applicants will be mailed an application card.

• 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 2024-25 State of Hawaii hunting license and be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs of age or older) who also possesses a valid 2024-25 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 bag limit for the 2024 Lanai Mouflon Sheep season will be two (2) Mouflon sheep; (one (1) either sex and one (1) non-typical ram) per hunter per authorized hunt. For the youth hunt only, the either sex Mouflon sheep tag and the non-typical ram tag will be issued free of charge. Based on aerial survey data, additional tags (ewe and doe) may be issued. Tags are NON-transferable and are valid only for the specific hunt for which it was issued. See the hunt announcement and addendum for tag fees and other requirements.

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

• Youth hunters must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Thursday preceding their assigned weekend or on 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 6:00pm on Thursday, August 1, 2024 and from 7:00am to 9:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Friday, August 2, 2024.

• 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.

• Application period begins on Monday, March 4, 2024 and ends at 4:00pm HST, Friday, April 5, 2024.

• Lottery results will be available on the internet at: and on GoHunt, Hawaii (Announcements) by 4pm, Friday, May 3, 2024.

Hunt Information Attachments
1 weekend, Friday through Sunday

Hunt dates
08/02/2024 - 08/04/2024
Applications required?

Application Start Date & Time
03/04/2024 12:01 AM

Application End Date & Time
04/05/2024 4:00 PM

General Public Lottery Date & Time
05/03/2024 10:00 AM

Lanai Resident Lottery Date & Time
05/03/2024 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 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 and game tags 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.