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Weekend Hunting at Keamuku Maneuver Area

February 19, 2016, 9:13 AM HST
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huntingPig and goat hunting is scheduled to take place over the weekend at Pohakuloa Training Area.

On Feb. 20 and Feb. 21, Army officials will open the Keamuku Maneuver Area for bow hunting of pigs and goats from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Hunters are required to check in and check out at one of the new Army check-in stations, located in the following areas:

  • Old Saddle Road Gate, across from the Mauna Kea State Park entrance.
  • Mile marker 49.5 gate on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, located about a half-mile from Mamalahoa Highway.
  • Gate 10, near mile marker 53 on Old Saddle Road, one mile from Mamalahoa Highway.

All hunters must check out by 6 p.m. each day.

Due to recent fires, hunters should review access information at check-in stations. Some entry points may be unavailable due to the fire.

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Access to KMA is by foot only, and hunters should park in designated parking areas.

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Bird hunting at PTA follows State of Hawai’i regulations outlined in H.A.R. Title 13, Chapter 122 “Rules Regulating Game Bird Hunting, Field Trails, and Commercial Shooting Preserves.”

Hunters with disabilities can contact the PTA Game Warden at 969-2429.

To learn more about hunting at PTA, call the PTA Hunter’s Hotline at 969-3474 or visit the U.S. Army Garrison website and click on the “hunting” tab.

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