Are you thinking of hunting in Hawaii? If so, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the state's hunting seasons and licensing requirements. Hunting regulations can vary from one area to the next, so make sure you know what is allowed where you plan to hunt.

In this blog post, we will provide an overview of Hawaii's hunting seasons and licensing requirements. We will also discuss some of the things you need to consider before planning your hunt. Let's get started!

Hunting in Hawaii

Hawaii is a beautiful place to hunt. The climate in Hawaii is tropical, which means that it is warm year-round. This can make hunting difficult, as the animals are often hiding in the heat of the day. Hunting early in the morning or late in the evening is often the best time to find game.

The terrain in Hawaii can also be challenging. The island is mountainous, and there are many areas that are difficult to access. This can make it difficult to find game, but it also makes the hunt more challenging and exciting.

There are many different types of animals to hunt in Hawaii. Small game such as rabbits and pigs are common, and there is also a wide variety of big game. Deer, wild boar, and even moose can be found in Hawaii. Hunting these animals can be a great challenge, and the meat is often very good.

Island of Kauai

Feral Pigs

Year-round*

 

Feral Goats

Year-round*

 

Black-tailed Deer

Year-round*

 

*Some units or regions on the island limit hunting to particular dates and hunting methods. To ensure you hunt legally, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Island of Oahu

Feral Pigs

Year-round*

 

Feral Goats

Year-round*

 
     

*Some units or regions on the island limit hunting to particular dates and hunting methods. To ensure you hunt legally, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Island of Molokai

Feral Pigs

Year-round*

 

Feral Goats

Year-round*

 

*Some units or regions on the island limit hunting to particular dates and hunting methods. To ensure you hunt legally, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Island of Lanai

Mouflon Sheep July-August; dates vary by hunting unit, method, and residency
Axis Deer February-March; dates vary by hunting unit, method, and residency

*Some units or regions on the island limit hunting to particular dates and hunting methods. To ensure you hunt legally, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Island of Maui

Feral Pigs

Year-round*

 

Feral Goats

Year-round*

 

*Some units or regions on the island limit hunting to particular dates and hunting methods. To ensure you hunt legally, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Island of Hawaii

Feral Pigs

Year-round*

 

Feral Goats

Year-round*

 
 Wild Sheep Year-round*  

How To Get A Hunting License In Hawaii?

Depending on your age, you may be required to have the Hunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt.

  1. Complete the Hawaii hunter education certification requirements.
  2. Choose the correct license type.
  3. Buy the license through the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources website or a Hawaii–approved agent.

Hawaii License Expiration

Hunting licenses are good from the date of purchase to June 30 of the next year.

Where to Buy a Hawaii Hunting License

*Some units or regions on the island limit hunting to particular dates and hunting methods. To ensure you hunt legally, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Other Northwest States Hunting Seasons

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