(BIVN) – U.S. Army units from Oahu and Hawaiʻi Island, the Hawaii Army National Guard, will be training at Pōhakuloa this month.
According to a notice from the PTA pubic affairs office, the units are scheduled to conduct numerous types of training during the month of March involving small arms, heavy machine guns, mortars and unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
“This training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities,” the notice states, “and Pohakuloa Training Areas (PTA) Public Affairs Office (PAO) will notify the surrounding communities when training may be more frequent or consolidated.”
“The training here is essential to ensure that military units and service members are ready to accomplish their mission and return home safely,” the notice says. “PTA sends a warm mahalo to Hawaii Island communities for their understanding and continued support.”
To report concerns related to noise or training, contact PTA PAO, Mike Donnelly, either by calling (808) 969-2411 (Office) (808)-824-1474 (Cell), or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.