Cleared for use: DLNR working on rules, signs for island’s only public shooting range

  • TOM CALLIS/Tribune-Herald A sign with bullet holes marks the boundary of unit D of the Hilo watershed and lists hunting rules.

  • TOM CALLIS/Tribune-Herald A lone target stands in the middle of a clearing recently designated as a public shooting range.

With the state Land Board designating 40 acres off the Daniel K. Inouye Highway as a shooting range, Hawaii Island gun owners now have a place to legally practice their marksmanship.