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PTA to Host Weekend Mammal Hunting

April 10, 2015, 9:31 AM HST
* Updated April 10, 9:32 AM
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Training areas at Pohakuloa Training Area will be opened over the weekend by Army officials for bow hunting of mammals.

On April 11 and April 12, training areas 9, 12-16, and the unfenced portion of training area 18 will be opened from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hunters are required to check-in and check-out at one of the following 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 26.

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

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Check-out from the stations should be by 7 p.m. each day.

Those interested in hunting can obtain a hunting pass beginning at 5 p.m. Friday.

Gate 1, across from mile marker 41 on the new Daniel K. Inouye Highway, is the access point for all of the training areas this week, including training areas 9, 12-16, and the unfenced portion of training area 18.

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To abide by state bag limits, hunters are allowed one pig, one goat, and one sheep, per day. Sheep that are tagged with blue collars should not be hunted.

Individuals interested in hunting who have a disability should call Officer Brian Mabry at 969-2429.

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

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