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Flight Schedules Released for Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

December 11, 2014, 8:14 AM HST
* Updated December 11, 8:16 AM
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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park officials announced flight plans scheduled for the remainder of December and into early next year.

The use of aircrafts in the area help monitor the park and research volcanic activity, as well as conduct search-and-rescue missions and law enforcement operations, support management of natural and cultural resources, and to maintain backcountry facilities.

Aircraft availability and weather pending, flights in the area will take course on these dates:

December 15, 16, and 18, between 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., to transport fencing material, camp supplies, and crew near the Kahuku Unit/Ka’u Forest Reserve Boundary.

January 5, 6, and 9 between 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., to transport fencing material, camp supplies, and crew near the Kahuku Unit/Ka’u Forest Reserve Boundary.

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The park regrets any noise impact to residents and park visitors.

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