Pohakuloa sites to open for hunting


Army officials are opening several training areas at Pohakuloa Training Area for archery mammal hunting 5 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

All hunters must check in and check out at one of the following hunters’ check-in stations: Kilohana, located on Saddle Road between mile markers 43 and 44, or Pu‘u Huluhulu, located at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Saddle Road near mile marker 28. Check out time is no later than 7:30 p.m. each day.

Hunting passes will be provided at the check-in stations beginning after 5 p.m. Friday. These passes must be signed and placed on the vehicle’s dashboard. Hunters who do not have a signed hunting pass on their dashboard will be barred from hunting for 30 days.

Hunter access to training areas 10 and 11 is through north gates 1-6 on Highway 200; access to training area two is through north gates 1-5 on Highway 200.

Firearms, alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes and/or recreational vehicles are not allowed in the training and hunting areas. Report all unusual activities to Department of the Army Police at 969-2429, as soon as possible. Report all fires to PTA Fire Department at 969-2447 or 969-2448 immediately.

For all emergencies dial 911.

For more information, visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/pta and click on the “Hunting” tab or refer to instructions on the hunting pass. Hunters also can call Pohakuloa hunters’ hotline at 969-3474 or PTA Public Affairs at 969-2411 during business hours.

 

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