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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys between Kawaihae and PTA this week

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday (29 Oct.) there will be several military convoys traveling from Kawaihae to PTA between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Additionally, on 31 Oct. at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., there will be additional convoys traveling from Kawaihae to PTA. Convoy leadership are reminded to pay close attention to backlogs of Hawaii motorists […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military training, convoys and community advisory for PTA September-October 2019

MEDIA RELEASE PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA (PTA), Hawai‘i—Training for the months of September and October 2019 will involve Oahu based US Army logistical and artillery units; US Marines from Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Kaneohe Bay; and Hawaii Island Police Department Special Response Team. All training will take place on PTA as part of routine, recurring […]

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Senator Hirono accepting applications for military service academy nominations

MEDIA RELEASE Application Deadline for Competitive Nomination Process is October 31, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced she is currently accepting applications from Hawaii students seeking a military service academy nomination. Each year, Senator Hirono nominates Hawaii students to the Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, and the Merchant Marine […]

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Grenade found, Hilo Transfer Station temporarily shutdown Thursday (April 18)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island Police are reporting the discovery of an explosive ordnance at the Hilo Transfer Station Thursday, April 18, 2019. Upon the 2:01 p.m. discovery the site was evacuated for about 40 minutes while the device was examined. The explosive device was found to be a non-functioning grenade, with no detonation ability. The […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys between Kawaihae and PTA in March 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Military units are scheduled to conduct vehicle convoy movements between Kawaihae and Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the following dates and times: 7 March between 8 am to 2 pm from Kawaihae to PTA 12 March between 8 am to 9 am from Kawaihae to PTA 13 March between 8 am to 12 […]

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Military training in PTA for February 4-28, 2019

U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force units home-based on Oahu, are scheduled to conduct numerous types of training here involving helicopter gunnery, mortar and artillery qualification and close air support by A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft beginning Feb 4 through 28 Feb. This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys from Kawaihae to PTA Wednesday (Jan 30)

Military convoys traveling from Kawaihae to Pohakuloa Training Area Wednesday (Jan 30). There will be two convoys (separated by time and space) beginning at 11 a.m. and ending no later than 3 p.m.

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U.S. Marines with Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, prepare to emplace M777A2 Lightweight Towed Howitzers during Spartan Fury at the Pohakuloa Training Area, on the big island of Hawaii, March 21, 2017. Spartan Fury is a Battalion level pre-deployment training exercise designed to improve sustainment training for future deployments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alex Kouns/Released)

PTA military convoy and training advisory for August 2018

PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA (PTA), Hawai‘i — Motorists are asked to be alert and drive with care as military units are scheduled to convoy in August on the following dates and times: Aug. 1 PTA to Kawaihae Docks 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Aug. 2 PTA to Kawaihae Docks 8 a.m. – noon Aug. 9 PTA […]

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A field artilleryman with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, pulls the lanyard on a M327 120 mm mortar system during Operation Spartan Fury at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Feb. 21, 2013. The Alpha Battery Marines used the mortar system for the first time during the training exercise and were mentored by Marines from Bravo Battery to become familiar with the new weaponry. Photo courtesy USMC

Increased military training scheduled in May at PTA

Army units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in May that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. For the community’s awareness, there will be increased helicopter, artillery and mortar training, May 2-23, 2018. This advisory is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Marines to convoy from Kawaihae to PTA March 12-14, 2018

Marines are scheduled to convoy from the Kawaihae Pier to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) March 12-14, 2018. The convoys will be escorted by lead and trail vehicles with rotating amber lights and signs. Motorists are asked to be alert and drive with care around convoy vehicles. For questions, contact the U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa Public Affairs […]

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A field artilleryman with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, pulls the lanyard on a M327 120 mm mortar system during Operation Spartan Fury at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Feb. 21, 2013. The Alpha Battery Marines used the mortar system for the first time during the training exercise and were mentored by Marines from Bravo Battery to become familiar with the new weaponry. Photo courtesy USMC

PTA training schedule for March 2018

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in January 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 […]

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U.S. Marines assigned to Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, operate an M777A2 Lightweight Towed Howitzer during Spartan Fury at the Pohakuloa Training Area, on the big island of Hawaii, March 23, 2017. Spartan Fury is a Battalion level pre-deployment training exercise designed to improve sustainment training for future deployments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alex Kouns/Released)

Updated PTA training schedule for September 2017

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here 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 […]

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Pohakuloa Training Area schedule for May 2017

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in May 2017 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 […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa, March 12-13, 2017

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), March 12 and 13. The scheduled convoy times are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Convoys will use the Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway, and Daniel K. Inouye Highway. The Hawaii Police Department will escort […]

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