PTA to open several areas for bow hunting this weekend

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting, here, Sept. 21-22, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Training areas 1-4, will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Shooting […]

PTA warns of traffic delays on both sides of Hawaii Island

Two media releases from U.S. Army Garrison-Pōhakuloa Traffic Delays on Saddle Road, Hilo to PTA PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii— Hilo-based military units will convoy from Keaukaha Military Reservation (KMR) to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The unit will redeploy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Keaukaha Military […]

VIDEO: Accident temporarily closes Saddle Road

By David Corrigan and Stephanie Salazar [Video by David Corrigan] POHAKULOA, Hawaii: This fender bender at the 43 mile marker closed Saddle Road to traffic for a short time on Tuesday. The apparent crash happened at a yield sign entering a short, one lane bridge on the infamous “steps” portion of the road. The pileup […]

$13.5 million in TIGER grants for Saddle Road

Media release from U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka: The Hawaii Department of Transportation will receive $13.5 million in federal funding to make improvements to Saddle Road on the Big Island, Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Representative Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Governor Neil Abercrombie and Mayor William P. Kenoi […]