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PTA open for hunting March 8-9, 2014

Puu Huluhulu Hunter’s Check-in Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Puu Huluhulu Hunter’s Check-in Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo


Army officials are opening the Keamuku training area for shotgun or archery (bow) Bearded Turkey (Gobbler) hunting, and training areas 1-4 for archery (bow) mammal hunting, here, March 8 – 9, 2014 from 5:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Keamuku training area will be open for Archery (bow) or shotgun Bearded Turkey (Gobbler only) hunting ONLY. For shotgun, no slugs are permitted.

Hunters enter/exit the Keamuku training area through gates 2 & 7 on Old Saddle Rd and through gates 11 & 14 on Highway 190. Parking is accessible in the designated area by mile marker 49 & 50. No parking is allowed on the shoulders of the highways. Hunting areas will be monitored by federal and local law enforcement agencies.

Training areas 1-4 will be open for Archery (bow) Mammal Hunting ONLY. Hunters enter/exit through gates 1-10 East Saddle Road (Highway 200) Secure all gates upon enter/exit.

Hunting passes will be provided at the check-in stations beginning Friday after 5:00 p.m. These passes must be signed and placed on the vehicle’s dashboard. Hunters who do not have a signed hunting pass on their dashboard will be barred from hunting for 30 days.

All hunters must check-in and check out at one of the following hunter’s check-in 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, or Pu’u Anahulu check-in station located in the vicinity of mile marker 14 on Hwy 190. Check-out time is no later than 7:30 p.m. each day.

No person shall remove any live game from the Keamuku or any hunting area (Hawaii Administrative Rules regarding Hunting (Title 13-123-22 (f) (1)). Bag limits will be enforced by Hawaii Hunting Rules. Firearms, alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes and/or recreational vehicles are not allowed in the training and hunting areas.

For more information, call the PTA Hunter’s Hotline at (808) 969-3474; visit, and click on the “Hunting” tab; or refer to instructions on the hunting pass. Hunters can also call 969-2411 or (808) 656-3154 during business hours.

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