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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2017 TESTING OF NEW SIREN ON OAHU – AUGUST 10, 2017 HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management will conduct siren testing at the following location and time. Thursday, August 10, 2017 (9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) ...
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http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/06/27/hawaii-news/disaster-supply-kit-should-last-for-at-least-14-days/?HSA=acd1aeb3edf575088a26e1ce8ac6580cc73505da   With hurricane season underway, state emergency managers are urging residents to gather up 14 days’ worth of survival supplies rather than the previously recommended seven days. They now figure that if the big one were to hit, most people would be forced to fend for themselves for up to two weeks while authorities ...
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Have you ever wondered why Kīlauea Volcano’s current lava flow is called the “61g” flow? Visit  To explain, we must go back to the beginning of the ongoing eruption. It all started on January 3, 1983, with fissures erupting intermittently along the middle part of Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone. In June 1983, the eruption became ...
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As 2016 comes to a close…the people of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency are already gearing up for the challenges of 2017. During the past year Hawaii-EMA, which serves as the coordinating agency for the four counties during times of emergencies and disasters, activated its Emergency Operating Center three times. Residents may recall Tropical Storm ...
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