Sound off on Army training in Makua

Posted on: Sunday, June 14, 2009

Army training in Makua

Advertiser Staff

The release last week of the Environmental Impact Statement regarding live-fire training in Makua Valley reignited the debate over the valley’s fate and raised some familiar questions. Should the Army be allowed to resume live-fire training in Makua, given its proximity to inhabited areas? Is Pöhakuloa on the Big Island a better option? Tell us what you think and share your views with key decisionmakers.


Contact your elected officials to make your views known:

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye: Sen. Inouye has been a key supporter of allowing the Army to train in Makua Valley.

Reach him at: – click on “contact me” or (202) 224-3934; Honolulu office: 541-2542.

U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie: Rep. Abercrombie thinks there are better alternatives for live-fire training than Makua Valley.

Reach him at: or (202) 225-2726; Honolulu office: 541-2570.


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