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Gov. Ige forms Dual-Status Command to streamline military response to Kilauea eruption

Gov. David Y. Ige has announced the formation of a Dual-Status Command, Joint Task Force 50 (JTF) in response to the Kilauea lava flow on Hawai‘i Island. Gov. Ige’s formal request to appoint Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara was submitted on Tuesday, May 15 and approved by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis earlier today.

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A field artilleryman with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, pulls the lanyard on a M327 120 mm mortar system during Operation Spartan Fury at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Feb. 21, 2013. The Alpha Battery Marines used the mortar system for the first time during the training exercise and were mentored by Marines from Bravo Battery to become familiar with the new weaponry. Photo courtesy USMC

Increased military training scheduled in May at PTA

Army units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in May that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. For the community’s awareness, there will be increased helicopter, artillery and mortar training, May 2-23, 2018. This advisory is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature […]

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Goodfellow Bros. is awarded Pōhakuloa quarry contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Goodfellow Bros. Inc. a $34.9 million contract for the production of blue rock basalt, here, covering a five-year period. Goodfellow Bros. Inc. will be responsible for the crushing and production of rock from the Pōhakuloa quarry to support Army engineering requirements.

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Figure 2: The first wave of LVT(A)s move toward the invasion beaches, passing through the inshore bombardment line of LCI gunboats, 15 September 1944. Cruisers and battleships are bombarding from the distance. The landing area is hidden bu dust and smoke. Photographed from a USS Honolulu (CL-48) plane. NARA 80-G-283533

UH-Hilo team to research historic World War II Pacific battlefield

A postdoctoral researcher and a graduate student from the University of Hawai’i at Hilo embark on an expedition in early April to study a forgotten World War II battlefield in the Western Pacific.

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U.S. Marines assigned to Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, prepare an M777A2 Lightweight Towed Howitzer during Spartan Fury at the Pohakuloa Training Area, on the big island of Hawaii, March 22, 2017. Spartan Fury is a Battalion level pre-deployment training exercise designed to improve sustainment training for future deployments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alex Kouns/Released)

PTA training schedule for April-May 2018

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in January that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. This monthly schedule is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation. This information is provided for […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Marines to convoy from Kawaihae to PTA March 12-14, 2018

Marines are scheduled to convoy from the Kawaihae Pier to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) March 12-14, 2018. The convoys will be escorted by lead and trail vehicles with rotating amber lights and signs. Motorists are asked to be alert and drive with care around convoy vehicles. For questions, contact the U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa Public Affairs […]

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PTA to receive $800K upgrade to Hawaii Army National Guard facility

To provide more storage space for increased and improved military training, the Hawai‘i Army National Guard (HIARNG) will be receiving $800,000 in Capital Improvement Project funds from the state to construct a warehouse facility within the Pohakuloa Training Area.

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A field artilleryman with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, pulls the lanyard on a M327 120 mm mortar system during Operation Spartan Fury at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Feb. 21, 2013. The Alpha Battery Marines used the mortar system for the first time during the training exercise and were mentored by Marines from Bravo Battery to become familiar with the new weaponry. Photo courtesy USMC

PTA training schedule for March 2018

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in January that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. This monthly schedule is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation. This information is provided for […]

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U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alan Aleman with Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, uses the top of a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) as a vantage point during Spartan Fury at the Pohakuloa Training Area, on the big island of Hawaii, March 21, 2017. Spartan Fury is a Battalion level pre-deployment training exercise designed to improve sustainment training for future deployments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alex Kouns/Released)

Military convoys between Hilo and PTA February 22, 23, and 25

Soldiers from the 871st Engineer Company are scheduled to convoy from the Hilo Army Reserve Forces Center to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Feb. 22-23; convoys begin at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 and at 8 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2018.

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A military convoy pulls over onto the shoulder of Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190) to let traffic pass after exiting Saddle Road as it heads South to Waikolola Road. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Military convoys scheduled from Pōhakuloa to Kawaihae Monday (Feb 19)

Soldiers are scheduled to convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) to Kawaihae Docks Feb. 19, 2018. The six-vehicle convoy plans to begin at 9 a.m. and should be completed by no later than 4 p.m.

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Military training schedule for PTA in February

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in February that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. This monthly schedule is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation. This information is provided for […]

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys scheduled from Kawaihae to PTA January 15 & 17

Soldiers from the 728th Military Police Battalion and Marines from VMU-3 are scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Docks to Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) Jan. 15 and 17, 2018. The convoy are scheduled to start at 8 a.m. on both days and should be completed by no later than 3:30 p.m.

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Pohakuloa Training Area schedule for January 2018

Hawai‘i— Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in January that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. This monthly schedule is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation. This information is provided […]

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Gov. David Ige addresses the false missile attack warning.

Gov Ige’s address on the false missile alert and investigation

I want to begin by offering my personal apology for the fear, anxiety and heartache the false alert on Saturday created for you. It was terrifying for all of us.

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