Makani Pahili Exercise Message and Video


Big Island ARRL News, 17 July 2017, 01:45 hrs, UTC, Post #260.


Accessed on 17 July 2017, 01:45 hrs, UTC.

Submitted by:  Stacy Holbrook (KH6OWL), ARRL PIO-Honolulu.

Please click link to read the full article and to view the short video of the event.


Amateur Radio operators in the state of Hawaii participated in the 2017 Makani Pahili Exercise on Saturday, 15 July 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time.  The hurricane preparedness exercise was timely, considering the approach of Hurricane Fernanda, which should enter the Central Pacific on Thursday, 20 July 2017.  To view the video, please visit this website: or

Don’t forget the Hawaii QSO Party, beginning at 0400 UTC on 26 August 2017 and ending at 0400 UTC on 28 August 2017.  For details, contact Alan (AD6E) at ad6e@arrlnet.

Another event worth you time is the 2017 edition of “Grid Madness”, a VHF/UHF simplex event being held on Sunday, 17 September 2017, from 1300 to 1700 Hawaii Standard Time.

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section