Hawaii Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the Hawaii Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2021-2022.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out “When Is Hunting Season for Hawaii?”

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

Hawaii Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Hunting in Hawaii is conducted on the following islands:

Island of Hawaii; Island of Maui;  Island of Lanai; Island of Molokai; Island of Oahu and Island of Kauai.

Species vary across the islands. The Hawaii hunting season website describes the hunting in this State as follows:

“Top three most utilized hunting units —Unit 1, 2, and 3 on Lana’i. Mauna Kea GMA and Kaohe GMA on Hawai’i Island was the next most heavily used. Most hunters supplement meals with game —46% supplement for up to 9 meals a month, and 36% for 9 to 30 meals a month. Top three reasons for hunting —To acquire wild game meat, to spend time in nature, and for recreation and sport.”

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority’s Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

Island Of Hawaii Hunting Season

The island of Hawaii offers hunting opportunities during hunting season for the following species of wild game.

Feral Hogs; Wild Sheep; Wild Goats; Pheasant; Turkey; Quail; Dove and Partridge.

Hunters can generally use Rifles, Muzzleloaders, Shotguns, Hand Guns, Bows, Spears and Knives when hunting. Check each islands specific rules at the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
HogsOpen All Year
Wild Sheep & Feral GoatsOpen All Year
Pheasant1st Sat in Nov – last sun in Jan
Quail1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun In Jan
Spotted Dove (varies by species)1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun In Jan
Turkey1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun In Jan

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Extra special game bird hunting periods are also available.

Island Of Maui Hunting Season

The island of Maui offers hunting opportunities during hunting season for the following species of wild game.

Feral Hogs; Wild Goats; Axis Deer; Pheasant; Turkey; Quail; Dove and Partridge

Hunters can generally use Rifles, Muzzleloaders, Shotguns, Hand Guns, Bows, Spears and Knives when hunting. Check each islands specific rules at the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
HogsOpen All Year
 Feral GoatsOpen All Year
Axis DeerDuring Public Land hunting Dates
Pheasant1st Sat in Nov – Last Sun Jan
Quail1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
 Dove 1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Turkey1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Extra special game bird hunting periods are also available.

 Island Of Lanai Hunting Season

The island of Lanai offers hunting opportunities during hunting season for the following species of wild game.

Axis Deer; Mouflon Sheep; Pheasant; Turkey; Quail; Dove and Partridge

Hunters can generally use Rifles, Muzzleloaders, Shotguns, Hand Guns, Bows, Spears and Knives when hunting. Check each islands specific rules at the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Axis DeerJuly – aug
Mouflon SheepFeb – March
Pheasant1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Quail1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
 Dove 1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Turkey1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Extra special game bird hunting periods are also available.

Island Of Molokai Hunting Season

The island of Molokai offers hunting opportunities during hunting season for the following species of wild game.

Wild Hogs; Axis Deer; Feral Goats; Pheasant; Turkey; Quail; Dove and Partridge

Hunters can generally use Rifles, Muzzleloaders, Shotguns, Hand Guns, Bows, Spears and Knives when hunting. Check each islands specific rules at the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
HogsOpen All Year
 Feral GoatsOpen All Year
Axis DeerBy Permit
Pheasant1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Quail1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
 Dove 1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Turkey1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Extra special game bird hunting periods are also available.

Island Of Oahu Hunting Season

The island of Oahu offers hunting opportunities during hunting season for the following species of wild game.

Wild Hogs; Feral Goats; Pheasant; Quail and Dove.

Hunters can generally use Rifles, Muzzleloaders, Shotguns, Hand Guns, Bows, Spears and Knives when hunting. Check each islands specific rules at the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
HogsOpen All Year
 Feral GoatsOpen All Year
Pheasant1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Quail1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
 Dove 1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Partridge1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Different periods for Bow hunters apply. Extra special game bird hunting periods are also available.

Island Of Kauai Hunting Season

The island of Kauai offers hunting opportunities during hunting season for the following species of wild game.

Wild Hogs; Black Tail Deer; Feral Goats; Pheasant; Quail; Partridge and Dove.

Hunters can generally use Rifles, Muzzleloaders, Shotguns, Hand Guns, Bows, Spears and Knives when hunting. Check each islands specific rules at the State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife website.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
HogsOpen All Year
 Feral GoatsOpen All Year
Black Tail deerSept – Oct. Varies by Unit
Pheasant1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Quail1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
 Dove 1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan
Partridge1st Sat In Nov – Last Sun Jan

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Seasons vary by hunting unit and different periods may apply for Bow hunters. Extra special game bird hunting periods are also available.

I hope you have found this State hunting season information helpful in planning your next great hunting adventure. Please feel free to share this page with your hunting buddies. In addition to these US Hunting Seasons by State pages, you may be interested in these posts.


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