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PTA Opens Keamuku for Weekend Hunting

May 8, 2015, 8:42 AM HST
* Updated May 8, 8:43 AM
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United States Army officials at Pohakuloa Training Area will open Keamuku Training Area over the weekend for bow hunting of feral goats and pigs.

Keamuku will be opened from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 9 and May 10.

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 28.

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

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Check-out is required by 7 p.m. each day.

Hunting passes are available beginning on Friday at 5 p.m.

Access to Keamuku Training Area is through gate 7, located on Old Saddle Road, as well as gates 11 and 14 on Mamalahoa Highway.

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Each hunter is limited to one pig and one goat per day. These limits follow the State of Hawai’i mandated regulations.

Those 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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