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Weekend Mammal Hunting at PTA

February 6, 2015, 7:33 AM HST
* Updated February 6, 7:34 AM
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Army officials will open several areas at the Pohakuloa Training Area for bow hunting of mammals over the weekend. Training areas 1 and 2 will open Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

State bag limits allow hunters one pig, one goat, and one sheep, per day. Shooting sheep with blue collars is not allowed.

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

Kilohana, located on Saddle Road between mile marker 43 and 44

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

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Check-out time at any of the above locations is 7 p.m. each day.

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Interested hunters can obtain a hunting pass at one of the check-in stations beginning Friday at 5 p.m. Passes must be signed and placed on the vehicle’s dashboard. Individuals who do not have a valid hunting pass displayed properly will be banned from hunting for 30 days.

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

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

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Individuals interested in hunting who have a disability can call Officer Brain 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. Army Garrison website and clicking on the “Hunting” tab.

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