Military conducting training on Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The military will conduct training exercises on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa now through Nov. 7.

The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade will train at three landing zones.

According to the Military, the location simulates the high altitude conditions they will face in Afghanistan.

Officials say no ammunition or heavy loads will be carried during the training, but some residents are worried what the choppers could do to the environment.

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