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Weekend Hunting at PTA

June 19, 2015, 9:20 AM HST
* Updated June 19, 9:23 AM
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Army officials will open the Keamuku Maneuver Area at Pohakuloa Training Area to the public over the weekend for bow hunting of feral goats and pigs. On June 20 and June 21, the hunting will be allowed between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Check-in and check-out is mandatory by all hunters 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.

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

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Each day, check-out by 7 p.m. is required.

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Hunting passes are available and will be distributed any of the check-in stations beginning at 5 p.m.

Access to the Keamuku Maneuver Area is through gate 7 on Old Saddle Road, gates 11, 14, 17, and the old corral, near mile marker 9, on Mamalahoa Highway, and the 49.5 mile marker on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway.

Each hunter is allowed one pig and one goat per day, in keeping with state bag limits.

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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 by visiting the U.S. Army Garrison website and clicking the “Hunting” tab.

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