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Official Hawaii Bowhunter Safety Course

Take this Hawaii–approved course to complete your online bowhunter safety education. is a delegated provider for the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.

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Get bowhunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Attend the Initial Basic Hunter Education Course.

  2. Study and pass the $30.00 course.

  3. Get ready to go bowhunting!

Do you need Hawaii Bowhunter education?

Hawaii does not require education. You can take this course if you plan on bowhunting in states that require certification.

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Requirements

Please Note: In order to complete the Hawaii Bowhunter Ed Course, you should have already completed the Basic Hunter Education Course in Hawaii. If you have not completed basic hunter education, classes will begin Oct. 2016 on Oahu.

You must be at least 10 years old to take this online course.

You must be a resident of Hawaii to take the online course.

After This Course

After passing and paying for this course, you'll immediately print your Temporary Bowhunter Education Certificate. You'll be mailed your permanent Hawaii Bowhunter Education Certificate within 3-4 weeks.

Students interested in further education can register for additional workshops with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources at

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What to Expect From Bowhunter Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe bowhunting practices.

Watch this 67-second sample to see how we put you in the bowhunter’s camo.

Comprehensive Instruction in Hawaii Bowhunter Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Bowhunter safety education established by Hawaii. Bowhunter Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Bowhunter laws and regulations.

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State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, the Hawaii Bowhunter Ed Course covers everything you may need to know in order to be safe.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Bowhunter Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

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Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

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Hawaii Approved

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Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. A-212 Honolulu, HI 96817

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

How Do I Get My State Bowhunter License?

Bowhunter education is currently required in many states. An approved Bowhunter safety course is required to comply with the laws and regulations in those jurisdictions. Depending on your age, you may be required to have the Hawaii Bowhunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt. For more information, see the Hawaii Bowhunter Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.

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We’re people, not robots.

Your Bowhunter Ed course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)