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2018-2019 Game Bird Hunting Season

November 11, 2018, 6:18 AM HST
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Photograph of Kalij Pheasant by Dr. Javier Cotin, University of Hawaiʻi, used by permission

The 2018-2019 Game Bird Hunting Season opened on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 and will run through Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources reminds the public that a valid hunting license and a game bird stamp are required for all game bird hunting on public and private lands.

Detailed information on hunting units on each islands, open days, and other instructions can be found on the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) website under “Hunting Announcements” at

All other public hunting areas not listed in the above notice are open to game bird hunting on weekends and State holidays, Nov. 3, 2018 through Jan. 27, 2019 in accordance with Chapter 13-122.

Privately owned lands are open to game bird hunting on weekends, State holidays and Wednesdays – Thursdays for Units A, G, PTA and private lands during the regular game bird season which is Nov. 3, 2018 through Jan. 27, 2019. Landowner permission is required, in accordance with Chapter 13-122.


All game bird hunting is regulated by Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 13, Chapter 122 (see “Administrative Rules” for all legal hunting days).

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