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UHPA honors Stemmermann through endowed fellowship

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly of Honolulu is honoring UH alumna, innovative researcher and UH educator Dr. Lani Stemmermann through a $204,000 pledge to create the Dr. Lani Stemmermann Endowed Fellowship. This endowment will support graduate students pursuing their Ph.D. degree in Botany, in the Department of Botany University of Hawaii at […]

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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 between PTA and Kawaihae, March 19-24, 2014

Military convoys will deploy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Pier on March. 19 – 24, 2014 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Kilohana Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

PTA open for turkey hunting March 15-16, 2014

Army officials are opening the Keamuku training area for shotgun or archery (bow) Bearded Turkey (Gobbler) hunting, and training areas 1-4 for archery (bow) mammal hunting, here, March 15-16, 2014 from 5:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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PTA open for hunting March 8-9, 2014

Army officials are opening the Keamuku training area for shotgun or archery Bearded Turkey hunting, and training areas 1-4 for archery mammal hunting, here, March 8 – 9, 2014 from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys February 26-28 and March 5 to impact traffic

Military convoys will deploy from Keaukaha Military Reserve (KMR) and Kawaihae to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Feb. 26 – 28, 2014 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Army issued license for depleted uranium at PTA

MEDIA RELEASE The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a license to the U.S. Army authorizing the possession of depleted uranium (DU) at two sites in Hawaii. The Army trained with the Davy Crockett weapons system at the two sites in the 1960s. This system included DU “spotting rounds,” used to assist with targeting accuracy. The […]

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Pohakuloa Training Area entrance Hawaii 24/7 file photo

Infantry Platoon Battle Course slated for PTA

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of the Army is announcing the decision to construct and operate an Infantry Platoon Battle Course (IPBC) and associated infrastructure that meets Army training requirements at Pohakuloa Training Area. The proposed $29 million project, authorized and funded by the Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization and Fiscal Year 2013 MILCON-VA Appropriations […]

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys from Kawaihae to PTA, beginning Monday (Aug 19)

Oahu-based Soldiers will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pōhakuloa Training Area, Aug. 19-28, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The convoys will use Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway and Saddle Road.

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys to travel between PTA and Hilo Wednesday (June 19)

A local military unit will be convoying from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Keaukaha Military Reservation (Hilo), Wednesday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The convoys will use Hilo Airport Road, Kanoelehua Avenue (Highway 11), West Puainako Street, Komohana Avenue, Puainako Extension Route 2000 and Saddle Road Highway 200.

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PTA to allow bow hunting June 8-9, 2013

Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting, here, June 8-9, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Training Areas 1-4 and 10-11 will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat, and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. However, shooting sheep with […]

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PTA to open for bow hunters this weekend June 1-2

Army officials are opening the Keamuku Maneuver Area (KMA) for bow hunting, here, June 1-2, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. KMA will be open for bow hunting of pigs, sheep and goats, only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Hunting mammals with […]

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Sheriffs, PTA partner on firearms range

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island Sheriffs have a new option for firearms training, thanks to a new agreement with the U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa. Lt. Colonel Eric Shwedo, commander of the U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa, Command Sergeant Major Alan Higgs, Public Safety Director Ted Sakai and Lt. Pat Kawai with the Sheriff Division, gathered last week […]

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Pohakuloa Training Area entrance Hawaii 24/7 file photo

Maintenance specialist receives PTA ‘Quarterly Employee Award’

MEDIA RELEASE Anthony Texeira, a maintenance specialist at the Pohakuloa Training Area, has received the Quarterly Employee Award for his exceptional work. “It’s an honor to select Tony for this award,” said Lt. Col. Eric Shwedo, PTA commander. “He always goes the extra mile in performing critical tasks to maintain our targets, ranges and equipment. […]

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Kilohana Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

PTA to allow bow hunting this weekend (Feb 16-17)

Pōhakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting on Saturday Feb. 16 and Sunday Feb. 17. There will be no bird hunting.

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