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PTA to open Keamuku for bow hunting this weekend (Aug 22-23)


Puuanahulu Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Puuanahulu Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening the Keamuku Maneuver Area (KMA) for bow hunting, here, August 22-23, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

KMA will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. The bag limit is one pig and one goat per hunter, per day.

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 15. 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 is through any of the following: gate 7 on Old Saddle Road; gates 11, 14, 17 and the old corral (near mile marker 9) on Mamalahoa Highway; and the 49.5 mile marker gate on New Saddle Road.

Unless otherwise specified, all game mammal hunting activity 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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