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PTA to open several areas for bow hunting this weekend (April 11-12)


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

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

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening several training areas for hunting, here, April 11-12, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Training areas 9, 12-16, and the unfenced portion of training area 18, will be open for bow hunting of mammals only.

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, located on Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190) across from mile marker 14. Checkout time is no later than 7 p.m. each day. Hunting passes will be provided at check-in stations beginning Friday after 5 p.m.

Hunter access to training areas 9, 12-16 and the unfenced portion of training area 18 is through Gate 1, across from mile marker 41 on New Saddle Road.

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 game mammal hunting at Pohakuloa Training Area follows state of Hawaii regulations; please refer to H.A.R. Title 13, Chapter 123 “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.”

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. Additionally, hunters with disabilities can call Officer Brian Mabry at (808) 969-2429.

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