Hawaii Hunting Seasons, 2017-2018


Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches and tropical weather, but its hunting is noteworthy, too! Black-tailed deer, mouflon sheep and are popular game hunts. Hawaii is also home feral hogs and feral goats. As a chain of islands filled with preserves and game management areas, Hawaii’s hunting regulations vary by region, called units. For more specific information on hunting rules by island, unit and method, visit the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

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

Aug.-Oct.
Second weekend in Aug. (Youth Hunt)

Axis Deer

Mid-Feb. through Mid-May
First weekend in Mar. (Youth Hunt)

*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*

*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.