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HVNP Public Notice of Aircraft Use

July 6, 2015, 9:11 AM HST
* Updated July 6, 9:13 AM
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Helicopter operations during the months of July and August within Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park have been announced. The operations will be conducted for various tasks and on differing days.

Below, you will find the upcoming flight dates, times, and their purposes:

July 6, between 6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m.,  for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation.

July 7 and 13, between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation.

July 14 and 16, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., to transport camp supplies and equipment between Hilina Pali and Kamo‘oali‘i for control of invasive fountain grass.

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July 20-22 for ungulate surveys and control work in the Kamo‘oali‘i area near Hilina Pali, times to be determined.

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July 24, between 6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m., for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation.

August 10, between 6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m., for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation.

August 17 and 21, between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. to transport camp supplies and equipment between Hilina Pali and Pepeiao to control invasive silk oak.

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