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Hawaiian Bird Hunting Area to be Opened by Army


If you want some Hawaiian bird hunting training, head to the Big Island this weekend.

The Army is set to open a training area for Hawaiian bird hunting this weekend on the Big Island.

Certain parts of the Pohakuloa Training Area will be open from 5 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, for those looking to recieve training on Hawaiian bird hunting. Areas 1, 2, 10 and 11 and the Keamuku Training Area will be open for shotgun hunting of birds only, but no shotgun slugs will be permitted.

Those interested in this Hawaiian bird hunting training opportunity must check in and check out at one of the following stations: Kilohana, on Saddle Road between mile markers 43 and 44; Puu Huluhulu, at the intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Saddle Road near mile marker 28; or Puu Anahulu, on Mamalahoa Highway across from mile marker 15. A 7 p.m. check-out time will be strictly enforced for both days.

Hunting passes will be provided at check stations after 5 p.m. Friday. Once acquired, these passed must be placed on the drivers dashboard, failure to do so will result in a barring from the hunting areas for 30 days. Hunters are required to park only in designated areas. The use of firearms, alcoholic beverages, ATVs, and dirt bikes is prohibited in the training areas.

For more information visit the Army website.


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Hawaiian Bird Hunting Area to be Opened by Army