Pohakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting from Saturday through Monday, September 1 through 3. Training Areas 1-4, 9 and 12-15 will be open for mammal hunting between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. No early access to hunting areas is permitted. Hunters must check out by 7 p.m. each day.
All hunters must check in and check out at either the Kilohana Hunter’s Check-in Station, located between mile markers 43 and 44 on Saddle Road; or the Huluhulu Hunter’s Check-in Station, located at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Saddle Road, near mile marker 28.
Hunting passes will be available at both check-in stations beginning today, Friday, at 6 p.m. Please place the pass on your vehicle dashboard when hunting. The passes are only valid September 1-3. PTA is extremely dry, and fires can start easily. No smoking or open flames are allowed in the training and hunting areas. Please report all fires to the PTA Federal Fire Department at 969-2447 or 969-2448.
No firearms, alcoholic beverages, all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes or recreational vehicles are allowed in the training and hunting areas.
For more information, call the Hunter’s Hotline at 969-3474 or the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Public Affairs Office, at (808) 656-3160 or 226-2706.