Hunting is an age-old pastime on Lanai. For generations, residents have hunted for sport, as a source of food, and as a way to control the island’s population of axis deer and mouflon sheep.
While most hunters use a rifle, hunting with a bow is a challenging and rewarding alternative. Just ask Jayson Medeiros — he’s been bow hunting for more than 20 years.
Up for the challenge
Like many on Lanai, Medeiros learned how to hunt as a child. “My dad brought me in the outdoors. He taught me more than just hunting, but fishing, diving, hiking in the mountains,” he recalled...