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PTA Training Advisory

January 18, 2018, 11:30 AM HST
* Updated January 18, 10:18 AM
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The Army announces that military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training at Pōhakuloa Training Area in January and February that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

A package prepared to be dropped from a C-17.

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.

  • Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 23 through 25, 2018, (Army): Aircraft (C-17) parachute drops in Keamuku Maneuver Area.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 23 and 24, and Friday through Sunday, Jan. 26 to Jan. 28 (Marines): MV-22 (Osprey) helicopter training in the Keamuku Maneuver Area.
  • Sunday, Feb. 4, through Thursday, Feb. 15 (Army): Mounted gunnery training.
  • Monday, Feb. 5, through Friday, Feb. 23, (Marines): Helicopter gunnery training.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 13, through Wednesday, Feb. 28 (Marines): Helicopter gunnery training.
  • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, (Army): Helicopter gunnery training.

The military appreciates the understanding and continued support of local Hawai‘i Island communities.
While sometimes loud, this training is critical to ensure that military units and service members are ready to accomplish their mission and return home safely.

To report concerns related to noise or training, contact the PTA Public Affairs Officer, Eric Hamilton, either by calling (808) 969-2577, or emailing [email protected]. For monthly PTA training information, email [email protected] with the subject line: “Subscribe Training.”

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