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  1. Pohakuloa seeks citizens for advisory boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | West Hawaii Today

    Every two years, the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii puts out a public notice seeking citizens to join a board to promote community involvement in the Army's environmental restoration efforts at Pohakuloa Training Area. That's rather unexpected, considering the persistent vocal interest in PTA's handling of depleted uranium, a dense, weakly radioactive metal alloy, that was used in the Davy Crockett weapons program in the 1960s.

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  2. Pohakuloa seeks citizens for advisory boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Every two years, the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii puts out a public notice seeking citizens to join a board to promote community involvement in the Army's environmental restoration efforts at Pohakuloa Training Area.

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  3. BIIF football: Waveriders looking to reinvigorate ways of old, return to BIIF mountaintopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    ... headed to the hills to find some serenity and team-bonding early this season, holding camp at Pohakuloa Training Area and tuning out any distractions. Along with some high-elevation training, it gave the team's leaders a chance to shine. "I feel ...

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  4. Army aims to improve management of training facilities, seeks public inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | KFVE-TV Honolulu

    ... aims to improve managing cultural resources at Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, the Pohakuloa Training Area and other sites. A finalized draft of the plan is set to be completed this fall in accordance with the Army's National Historic ...

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  5. PTA convoys taking Saddle RoadRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The U.S. Army Garrison at Pohakuloa Training Area is asking motorists to drive with extra caution Friday and Saturday to accommodate military vehicles.

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  6. Public at risk for what's blowing in the windRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Depleted uranium is seen as an emerging environmental pollutant introduced primarily by military activity. The previous use of DU within Pohakuloa Training Area followed by repeated live-fire exercises, as are currently occurring, provide a serious threat to public health.

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  7. Marine critically injured in Hawaii 'training mishap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A Marine officer was critically wounded after being shot during night live-fire training this month at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island, officials said. The unidentified Marine with the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., was in critical condition after the 11:05 p.m. shooting on July 12, but as of Tuesday was listed in stable condition at Tripler Army Medical Center, said Capt.

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  8. PTA improvements part of $200M upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Workers in hardhats and reflective safety vests were as common a sight as soldiers in uniform Wednesday at the U.S. Army's Pohakuloa Training Area as officials marked the ongoing construction of a sewer and storm water collection system. The $26 million project is the first phase of a $210 million facilities improvement plan and kickstarts what local commanders hope will be the largest investment in the training area's infrastructure in decades, assuming additional funds are approved.

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  9. Hearing denied on PTA monitoringRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board rejected requests for a hearing related to Pohakuloa Training Area's radiation monitoring plan. The board, under the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said Tuesday the petitioners lacked standing or did not submit an admissible contention.

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  10. Future of Hawaii live-fire range hinges on questions over depleted uranium contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army's sprawling Pohakuloa Training Area looks small nestled at the foot of Hawaii Island's Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the world as measured from sea floor to summit. But the 131,000-acre live fire range is the biggest U.S. defense installation in the Pacific, and about 13,000 soldiers and Marines train for war there each year - using everything from machine guns to howitzer cannons and helicopter-launched missiles.

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  11. Army convoys on road FridayRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion are scheduled to convoy from the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Hilo to Pohakuloa Training Area on Friday in support of training.

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  12. Army identifies soldier killed in Hawaii tractor-trailer crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... rved at Fort Campbell, Ky., and moved to Hawaii last year. The crash happened about 16 miles west of Pohakuloa Training Area, a joint-service training range operated by Army Garrison-Hawaii that hosts about 13,000 troops a year.

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  13. One dead, one injured after tractor trailor crash on Big IslandRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... ble condition to a hospital, Okinaka said. Firefighters turned the scene over to Army officials from Pohakuloa Training Area and police. About four hours later, the investigation was ongoing and the road remained closed.

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  14. Letters: 5-3-17Read the original story

    May 3, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    ... several times with "America's Best Doctors." You didn't report that Dr. Marshall Blann said for Pohakuloa Training Area, helicopters may have blown away the contaminated dust they were searching for. Dr. Blann, PhD, is a physicist and former ...

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  15. About Town: 5-1-17Read the original story

    May 1, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    ... mentors and others interested in the program from 1-3 p.m. today. The Command Sergeant Major from Pohakuloa Training Area will be the speaker. Onion burgers will be served with salad and dessert for $5 beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. The public is ...

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  16. Military convoys between PTA, Kawaihae MondayRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Oahu-based soldiers will convoy between Pohakuloa Training Area and Kawaihae Pier on Monday to return to Oahu. The convoy is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The convoys will use the Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway and Daniel K. Inouye Highway.

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  17. PTA Earth Day event draws hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Over 300 Big Island school children trekked up Mauna Kea to experience Pohakuloa Training Area's annual Earth Day Celebration on Thursday. The event was free and open to the public.

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  18. Earth Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Over 300 Big Island school children trekked up Mauna Kea to experience Pohakuloa Training Area's annual Earth Day Celebration on Thursday. The event was free and open to the public.

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  19. Tests find no depleted uranium threat at Pohakuloa Training AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The plan is the result of the U.S. Army's use of depleted uranium - a dense, weakly radioactive metal alloy - in spotting rounds fired 50 years ago at PTA, Schofield Barracks on Oahu and mainland installations. It requires sampling of an intermittent stream bed downslope of the impact area.

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  20. About Town: 4-16-17Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa Training Area invites the public to celebrate Earth Day at the base on Thursday. This free event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will include 10 stations with multiple hands-on activities, educational displays, informative briefings and live demonstrations.

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