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HVNP Public Notice of Aircraft Use

September 8, 2015, 1:55 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 1:56 PM
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Helicopter operations during the months of September and October 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:

Every Tuesday during the months of September and October, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., for ungulate surveys and control work in Kahuku between 3,000 and 7,000 feet elevation. Weather and project needs pending.

Sept. 9, between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., along the park and Hawaiian Ocean view Subdivision boundary for boundary fence construction.

Sept. 17, between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., from the Kīlauea summit to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation for fence inspection.

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Sept. 21 and 25, for less than two hours each day with times yet to be determined, to transport camp supplies and equipment between Hilina Pali and Pepeiao Cabin to control silk oak.

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Sept 21, between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 feet elevation.

Sept. 24,, between 9 a.m. and noon, for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 feet elevation.

Oct. 6, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., for ungulate surveys and control work in Kahuku between 3,000 and 7,000 feet elevation.

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