POSTED: 09:24 p.m. HST, Dec 30, 2011
Portions of a military training area on Hawaii island will be open to local archery hunters over the holiday weekend.
U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii says portions of the Pohakuloa Training Area will be open Saturday through Monday in an effort to control the wild hog, goat and sheep population in conservation areas.
Passes and hunting flyers were made available at designated check-in stations beginning at 5 p.m. Friday.
For more information, go to the Pohakuloa hunters' hotline at 969-3474 or go to www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/pta/default.htm.