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PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HILO, HAWAII — Military units are scheduled to conduct training at Pōhakuloa Training Area in May that may be heard by surrounding communities.

Essential training is subject to change based on safety, weather and other environmental factors. Weather, such as overcast conditions can increase noise and vibrations. Should individuals hear noise, there is no immediate danger.

For the community’s awareness, the planned training is as follows:

  • May 1-20: Army Helicopter Gunnery live fire
  • May 20-31: Army Small Arms and Artillery live fire
  • May 27-31: Army Artillery Live Fire Exercise
  • May 30: No Live Fire during Memorial Day

There are no convoys schedule for May 2022. If the situation changes, an additional advisory will be published. There are no hunting opportunities currently planned for May. If the situation changes, an additional advisory will be published.

UAS training can occur 24 hours a day, seven days a week on PTA in the restricted airspace.

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

To report concerns related to noise or training, contact U.S. Army Hawaii’s Community Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 or Concerns are responded to during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

The U.S. Army produces this monthly schedule to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard outside the military installation. This schedule is subject to change and is not inclusive of all Army aviation/unmanned aircraft system (UAS) activities. To receive Army training advisories directly, email with “Subscribe Training” in the subject line.