Bow hunting areas open


Pohakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting on Saturday and Sunday.

Training Areas 1, 2, 4, 10 and 11 will be open for mammal hunting between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. No early access to hunting areas is permitted. Hunters must check out by 7 p.m. each day.

All hunters must check in and check out at either the Kilohana Hunter’s Check-in Station located between the 43- and 44-mile markers on Saddle Road or the Huluhulu Hunter’s Check in Station located at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Saddle Road — near the 28-mile marker.

Hunting passes will be available at both check-in stations today after 5 p.m. Please place the pass on your vehicle dashboard when hunting. Hunting passes are only valid for Saturday and Sunday.

No firearms, alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes or recreational vehicles are allowed in the training and hunting areas. Please close all gates when entering or leaving hunting areas.

PTA is extremely dry and fires can start easily. No smoking or open flames are allowed in all training and hunting areas. Please report all fires to the PTA Federal Fire Department at 969-2447 or 969-2448.

For more information, call the Hunter’s Hotline at 969-3474 or the Public Affairs Office at 969-2427.

 

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