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PTA to allow bow hunting this weekend (March 10–11)


POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii—Pōhakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting Saturday March 10 and Sunday March 11.

Training Areas 1-4 and 9-16 will be open for mammal hunting between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. No early access to hunting areas is permitted. Hunters must check out by 7 p.m. each day.

All hunters must check in and check out at either the Kilohana Hunter’s Check in Station located between Mile Markers 43 and 44 on Saddle Road or the Huluhulu Hunter’s Check in Station located at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Saddle Road—near Mile Marker 28.

Hunting passes will be available at both check-in stations on Friday March 9 after 5 p.m. Please place the pass on your vehicle dashboard when hunting. The hunting passes are only valid for March 10-11.

PTA is extremely dry and fires can start easily. No smoking or open flames are allowed in all training and hunting areas. Please report all fires to the PTA Federal Fire Department at 969-2447 or 969-2448.

No firearms, alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes or recreational vehicles are allowed in the training and hunting areas.

For more information, call the Hunter’s Hotline at 969-3474 or Bob McElroy, Public Affairs Officer, at (808) 969-2427.

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