(ABOVE) A view from the summit of Mauna Kea.
DAILY VIDEO BITE | Astronomy in D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alexis-Ann Acohido with the Gemini International Observatory joins Kaʻiu Kimura, executive director of ʻImiloa Astronomy Center, in D.C. for a presidential announcement.
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OCT. 20 | PTA Training Through Nov.
POHAKULOA – The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii says there will be artillery and mortar fire at the Pohakuloa Training Area through November 24. Intermittent training noise may be heard in surrounding communities, the army warns. PTA’s public affairs office assures if individuals hear noise or see smoke, there is no immediate danger. Weather, such as overcast conditions, can increase noise and vibrations.
“The military services in Hawaii appreciate the community’s understanding and continued support of local service members and families. While sometimes loud, the sounds of training represent how the military ensures the nation’s service members are ready to accomplish the mission and return home safely. “U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii
The Army says to report concerns related to noise or training, community members can call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaiii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 or email email@example.com.
TODAY | October 21, 2015
- Lā 210: Two hundred and ten days since the start of the blockade on the Mauna Kea Access Road by opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
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