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PTA to open several areas for bow hunting this weekend (Feb 7-8)


Kilohana Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Kilohana Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening several
training areas for bow hunting, here, Feb 7-8, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Training areas 1 and 2 will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters
are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state
bag limits. Shooting sheep with blue collars is not permitted.

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 or Pu’u Huluhulu, located at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access
Road and Saddle Road near mile marker 28. Checkout time is no later than 7
p.m. each day.

Hunting passes will be provided at the check-in stations beginning Friday
after 5 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.

Hunter access to training areas 1 and 2 is through any of gates 1-6 on East
Saddle Road.

Hunters are required to park in designated parking areas. Firearms,
alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes and/or recreational
vehicles are not allowed in the training and hunting areas.

Hunters with disabilities can call Officer Brian Mabry at (808) 969-2429.

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.

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