Noise advisory for Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA)

By U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Public AffairsMay 23, 2022

For the PDF version: PTA_Army_Training_Noise_Advisory_Update_MAY_23_2022.pdf

PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HILO, HAWAII — this is an update to the May 2022 Training Advisory. Military artillery units are scheduled to conduct training at Pōhakuloa Training Area in May and June 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 updated training is as follows:

  • May 23-26 8:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. the next morning, ending on May 26
  • May 28-30 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • June 1, 4*, 8, 10, 13 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Live fire exercise

* Sound and effects may be louder and more concentrated

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) 656-3159 or Concerns are responded to during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

The U.S. Army produces this routine advisory 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.