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