Pohakuloa open for bow hunting, Oct. 8 & 9
October 5, 2012 | Mauna Kea
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POHAKULOA, Hawaii: Pōhakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting on Saturday Oct. 6 and Sunday Oct. 7.
According to the U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii, Training Areas 1-4, 10 and 11 will be open for mammal hunting between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m.
The army says 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 on Friday Oct. 5 after 5 p.m. Please place the pass on your vehicle dashboard when hunting. Hunting passes are only valid for Oct. 6 and 7.
Also: The army is warning that Pohakuloa is extremely dry and fires can start easily. No smoking or open flames are allowed in all 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.