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PTA open for bird hunting this weekend (Dec 12-13)


POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening the Keamuku Maneuver Area (KMA) for bird hunting, here, Dec. 12-13.

KMA will be open for shotgun hunting of birds only, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(Please note that hunting hours have changed.)

All hunters must check in and check out at one of the new Army check-in stations located at the following locations:

  • Old Saddle Road Gate, across from the Mauna Kea State Park entrance
  • Mile Marker 49.5 gate on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, approximately one and a half miles from Mamalahoa Highway on the left
  • Gate 10 near mile marker 53 on Old Saddle Road, one mile from Mamalahoa Highway

Hunters must be out of all hunting areas by 6 p.m. each day. Use of shotgun slugs is not permitted.

Access to the KMA training area is by foot only, hunters should park in designated parking areas.

Unless otherwise specified, all bird hunting activity at Pohakuloa Training Area follows State of Hawaii regulations; please refer to H.A.R. Title 13, Chapter 122 “Rules Regulating Game Bird Hunting, Field Trails, and Commercial Shooting Preserves.”

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 the PTA Game Warden at (808) 969-2429.

New PTA hunter check-in stations as of Saturday, November 14, 2015.

New PTA hunter check-in stations as of Saturday, November 14, 2015.

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