(ABOVE) UKIRT, from the summit of Mauna Kea.
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MAUNA KEA – Guenther Hasinger, the Director of the UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy, on the announcement that UKIRT will decommission.
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UKIRT Third Telescope To Be Taken Off Mauna Kea
TODAY | October 22, 2015
- Lā 211: Two hundred and eleven days since the start of the blockade on the Mauna Kea Access Road by opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
- ON THE AGENDA: The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees will meet on Oahu, where they plan to discuss with their lawyer “the board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities regarding Mauna Kea” in executive session
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.
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UKIRT Observatory, formerly known as the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope, will be the third observatory to be decommissioned and removed from the summit of Mauna Kea, according to the University of Hawaii.