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PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HILO, HAWAII — Military units are scheduled to conduct training at Pōhakuloa Training Area in 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 planned training is as follows:

  • June 6-16 Army convoy and ground maneuver live fire (no artillery or mortars)

The following military convoys are planned for June 2022:

  • June 6 & 7 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.     PTA to Kawaihae
  • June 14, 15 and 16 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.     PTA to Kawaihae

There are no hunting opportunities currently planned for June. 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 U.S. Army responds to concerns 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.