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Weekend Mammal Hunting at PTA

January 23, 2015, 9:53 AM HST
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Army officials will open several training areas at Pohakuloa Training Area for bow hunting of mammals from Jan. 24-25 between 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Training areas 1 and 2 will be open and hunters are allowed one pig, one goat, and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Sheep with blue collars are not permitted to be shot.

Hunters interested in hunting must check-in and check-out at one of the following hunting check-in stations:

Kilohana, located on Saddle Road between mile markers 43 and 44.

Pu’u Huluhulu, located at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Saddle Road near mile marker 28.


Pu’u Anahulu, located on Mamalahoa Highway near mile marker 14.


Check-out time is no later than 7 p.m. on each hunting day at one of the above check-in stations.

Hunting passes will be available beginning Friday at 5 p.m. at each of the check-in stations. Hunters who do not display a signed hunting pass on their dashboard will be banned from hunting for 30 days.

Access to hunting areas 1 and 2 is through any of gates 1-6 on East Saddle Road.


Parking in designated parking areas is required, and firearms, alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes, and recreational vehicles are not allowed in the training and hunting areas.

Hunters interested in hunting who have disabilities can call Officer Brian Mabry at (808) 969-2429.

Additional information can be obtained by calling the PTA Hunter’s Hotline at (808) 969-3474 or by visiting the U.S. Garrison website and clicking on the “Hunting” tab.

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