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PTA Training Advisory for September 2017

August 31, 2017, 5:00 PM HST
* Updated August 16, 12:21 PM
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Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of excercises at the Pōhakuloa Training Area on the Big Island in September that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

This monthly schedule is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation.

This information is provided for general awareness and may not include all training activity; times and dates are subject to change.

  • Sept. 1–23 (Army): Mortars and mounted live-fire exercise.
  • Sept. 1–30 (Marines): Helicopter gunnery, mortar and artillery live-fire training.
  • Sept. 25–30 (Army): Helicopter gunnery and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training.

The military in Hawai‘i appreciates the understanding and continued support of its local military training. While sometimes loud, the sounds and sights of training demonstrate how the military ensures that its service members are ready to accomplish the mission and return home safely.

To report concerns related to noise or training, contact the PTA Public Affairs Officer Eric Hamilton by calling (808) 969-1966 or by emailing [email protected].


For monthly PTA training updates, email [email protected] with the subject line: “Subscribe Training.”


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