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PTA to Kawaihae Military Convoys Scheduled

August 28, 2015, 10:51 AM HST
* Updated August 28, 10:56 AM
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Military convoys will travel between Pohakuloa Training Area and Kawaihae beginning Sunday, Aug. 30 and lasting through Thursday, Sept. 3.

Oahu-based service members will travel the connecting roadways from 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on each of the scheduled days.

Roadways in use include Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Mamalahoa Highway, Waikoloa Road, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, and Akoni Pule Corridor.

Military police will escort the convoys.

Local authorities, military units, and the PTA Department of Army police have all worked together to support the activity, which improves unit training and readiness.

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Motorists driving on the roadways should be on alert and drive with caution.

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Questions should be directed to the United States Army Garrison-Hawai’i Public Affairs Office by calling 656-3160 or 656-3159.

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