Announcement
2024 Mouflon Public Notice (Official).pdf  (If the viewer below is blank, please download the announcement)
Hunt Type
General Rifle

Hunt Information
• Please fill in all required information. A $10.00 application fee 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 duplicate applications are identified, the primary permittee(s) will be allowed to amend the applications to ensure that only one (1) application is accepted (See addendum for details). Application fees collected under these circumstances will not be returned.

• Participation for the general rifle season may be subject to limited participation for non-Lanai residents.

• A lottery drawing will be conducted on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 12 noon at the J. Cameron Center, MEO building in Kahului.

• 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 2024-25 State of Hawaii hunting license before their hunting date; those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult possessing a valid 2024-25 State of Hawaii hunting license while hunting.

• The bag limit for the 2024 Lanai Mouflon Sheep season will be two (2); one (1) either sex and one (1) non-typical ram. Hunters will be required to purchase an either sex tag before being issued a non-typical ram tag. Based on aerial survey data and population target levels, additional tags (ewe and doe) may be available at the Lanai hunter check station for interested hunters after the purchase of all upfront tags. 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.

• General rifle and muzzleloader applicants are allowed to apply for and participate in the archery only hunt.

• Successful applicants, unless checking in online, must report to the Lanai hunter check station the Thursday preceding their assigned hunt date or on Friday to check in to validate permits and if applicable, purchase 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 hunt, check station hours will be from 8:00am to 6:00pm on Thursdays and from 7am to 9am and 1:00 to 3:00pm, Fridays, throughout the general rifle season. Checking in (Outer Spatial) and purchasing of tags (Go Hunt, Hawaii) will be available online.

• Hunters are encouraged to purchase and print tags online and report to the hunter check station to check in.

• Upon completion of the hunt, hunters must check out by returning their permit card to the hunter check station. If applicable, include sex and unit where animal(s) were harvested. Hunters may check in and upon completion of the hunt, check out and report harvest information online using the Outer Spatial app.

• For the general rifle season, hunting Units 1 and 2 will be available for hunting from Fridays 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 2024-25 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, March 4, 2024 and ends at 4:00pm HST, Friday, April 5, 2024.

• Lottery results will be available on the internet at: www.dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw and on GoHunt, Hawaii (Announcements) by 4pm, May 3, 2024.

Hunt Information Attachments
Duration
9 weekends, Fridays through Sundays

Hunt dates
08/16/2024 - 08/18/2024
08/23/2024 - 08/25/2024
08/30/2024 - 09/01/2024
09/06/2024 - 09/08/2024
09/13/2024 - 09/15/2024
09/20/2024 - 09/22/2024
09/27/2024 - 09/29/2024
10/04/2024 - 10/06/2024
10/11/2024 - 10/13/2024
Applications required?
Yes

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
8
Island
Lanai

Location
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 and arrow 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 and game tags 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.