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Pohakuloa Opens for Weekend Hunting

April 24, 2015, 12:05 PM HST
* Updated April 24, 12:06 PM
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Several training areas will be opened by Army officials at Pohakuloa Training Area for bow hunting of mammals on April 25 and April 26. Hunting will take place in training areas 9, 12-16, and the unfenced potion of training area 18 between 5 a.m. and 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.

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

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

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Passes can be obtained beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday.

The access point for all of the training areas this week is through gate 1, across from mile marker 41, on the new Daniel K. Inouye Highway.

In compliance with 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.

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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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