Experience PTA Day returns to showcase cultural, environmental efforts at facility

GRANT PHILLIPS/Tribune-Herald Caine Lunsford from the Environmental Management program stands in front of a map showcasing the environmental areas located throughout PTA.

GRANT PHILLIPS/Tribune-Herald Lyle Auld, left, and Ana Tejeda from the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands stand in front of this year's workshop where students made their own pictographs inspired by those found on the PTA base.

GRANT PHILLIPS/Tribune-Herald Lieutenant Colonel Kevin E. Cronin stands in front of last year's cultural resources project where students created their own pictographs.

Photo courtesy U.S. Army Public Affairs A Hilo High student participates in one of the workshops led by the Hawaii Police Department

Photo courtesy U.S. Army Public Affairs The Environmental Management team leads a workshop where students and the community make leaf etchings that are turned into wearable buttons.

Photo courtesy U.S. Army Public Affairs Brian Leo and Martha Kawasaki, left, discusses the hunting program at PTA and their work managing invasive species.

Pohakuloa Training Area hosted its annual Experience PTA Day on Thursday after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.