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Military to Convoys Between Hilo, Kawaihae and Pōhakuloa

May 25, 2017, 4:30 PM HST
* Updated May 25, 1:28 PM
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U.S. Army Garrison-Hawai’i file photo.

Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion are scheduled to convoy from the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Hilo to Pōhakuloa Training Area on Friday, May 26, beginning at noon.

Members of the U.S. Army are also scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Pier to Pōhakuloa Training Area on May 27 and 28, in support of training. Convoys are scheduled for noon on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

These convoys will use the Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Māmalahoa Highway and Daniel K. Inouye Highway.

All convoys will be escorted by marked vehicles with rotating amber lights and signs that read “Convoy Ahead” or “Convoy Follows,” as appropriate.

PTA Department of Army police have coordinated this activity with local authorities and military units.

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Motorists are asked to be alert and drive with care.

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For more information, contact the U.S. Army Garrison-Pōhakuloa Public Affairs Officer Eric Hamilton at (808) 969-2411 or via email at [email protected].

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