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For Immediate Release August 20, 2018 Luke P. Meyers named Executive Officer of Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency HONOLULU – Luke P. Meyers, a Certified Emergency Manager who most recently served in a variety of posts in the Pacific Northwest, has joined the Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) as Executive Officer, announced HI-EMA Administrator Tom Travis. ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2018 SIREN TESTING ON HAWAII ISLAND AUGUST 14-16, 2018 HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, will conduct siren testing on Hawaii Island on August 14-16, 2018 at the following locations between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. • Ho’opuloa, Miloli’i • Ho’okena ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2018 HURRICANE HECTOR EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HIGH SURF ON STATE’S EAST-FACING SHORES HONOLULU — The National Weather Service (NWS) briefed Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), local emergency management and civil defense agencies, and federal and state partners this morning about Hurricane Hector, which has reached Category 4 strength. The center ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2018 HURRICANE HECTOR: PUBLIC URGED TO PREPARE OVER WEEKEND HONOLULU — National Weather Service (NWS) is issuing advisories on Hurricane Hector, located about 1770 miles east-southeast of Hilo. Based on the latest forecast, Hector is expected to move into the Central Pacific late Sunday. “Hector is our first hurricane this year. ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Hawaii Emergency Management Agency DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR J. LOGAN DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT THOMAS L. TRAVIS ADMINISTRATOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT For Immediate Release July 30, 2018 What: Monthly Siren Test for August 2018 Who: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency When: August 1, 2018 MONTHLY SIREN SYSTEM TEST CANCELED FOR ...
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