Noise Advisory for C-17 Aircraft on Wheeler Army Airfield

4 02 2016

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii – Individuals in the vicinity of Wheeler Army Airfield can expect an increase in noise February 8, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., due to the scheduled landing of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, here.

The C-17 is landing on Wheeler to support an Army training exercise called “Lightning Forge.” Lightning Forge is the 25th Infantry Division’s largest training exercise on Oahu.

Aircraft times are subject to change as the training is contingent on weather that could impact visibility or safe runway conditions.

The Army in Hawaii appreciates the community’s understanding and continued support of local Soldiers and their families. While sometimes loud, the sounds of training represent how the Army ensures our nation’s Soldiers are ready to accomplish their mission and return home safely.

To report concerns related to noise or training, please call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at 656-3487. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office will contact you about your concern during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.





February Training Advisory for Schofield Area

4 02 2016

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii – Local service members are scheduled to conduct various training here in February that may be heard by surrounding communities.

For the community’s awareness, the training is as follows. Please note, all training dates are subject to change based on environmental and other factors:

-Feb. 17-18: Marine Corps mortar training -Feb. 17-21: Army artillery training -Feb. 22-23: Army demolitions training -Feb. 26: Army artillery training

Additionally, the 25th Infantry Division is conducting a large-scale exercise called Lightning Forge, Jan. 25 – Feb. 9, utilizing multiple training areas on Oahu and Hawaii Island. Updated announcements regarding exercise-related noise and convoys will be released separately, as available.

Should individuals hear noise, 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.

To report concerns related to noise or training, community members can call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 or email usaghi.comrel@gmail.com. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office responds to all reported concerns during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.





Shenzhen Number Three Senior High School Visits the Honolulu City Council

2 02 2016

Shenzhen High SchoolThe Honolulu City Council was proud to host 10 students from the Shenzhen (“Shen Jin”) number three senior high school in China. These students spent about 7 hours a day for one week at the Honolulu City Council and the surrounding government areas learning about government, culture, and economic development in Hawaii.

The students were able to directly experience the workings of government and to interface with local organizations and businesses in order to broaden their horizons for their future relations with entities outside of China. Their visit culminated with the Honolulu City Council honoring each of them at the Honolulu City Council’s Full Council Meeting on January 27, 2016.





Central Oahu Youth Baseball League

23 01 2016

 Opening Day of the Central Oahu Youth Baseball League (COYBL). Best of luck to the players, coaches and families this season. Mahalo to Peter Nakagawa, COYBL Board Member and Agent. 





Council Chair Weighs in on Charter Amendments to Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund and Grants in Aid Fund

15 01 2016
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Council Chair Ernie Martin on Alcohol in City Parks

14 01 2016

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Council Chair Ernie Martin on The Conversation

14 01 2016

 








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