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Weekend Mammal Hunting at PTA

October 9, 2015, 8:58 AM HST
* Updated October 9, 9:06 AM
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Bow hunting of mammals will take place at several training areas at the Pohakuloa Training Area over the weekend.

Army officials plan to open training areas 1-6 on Oct. 10-11 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Check-in and check-out is mandatory for 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.

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Pu’u Anahulu, located on Mamalahoa Highway across from mile marker 15.

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

Hunting passes will be distributed at any of the stations beginning after 5 p.m. on Friday.

Access to training areas 1-6 is accessible by foot only from the parking lot on the Old Saddle Road across from the Mauna Kea Recreation Area.

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Hunters are limited to one pig, one goat, and one typical ram per day.

No hunting will take place on Monday, Oct. 12 due to training, according to PTA officials.

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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