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News Release HONOLULU – On September 27, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Hawaii triggering the release of Federal funds, specifically Public Assistance and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs, from Hurricane Lane that occurred August 22-29, 2018. FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program provides assistance to State ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DEADLINES FOR PUBLIC AGENCIES, PRIVATE NONPROFIT AGENCIES TO FILE REQUESTS FOR HURRICANE LANE

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAl’I FOURTH SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawai’i, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor ...
Read More Fourth Supplementary Proclamation for Kilauea Lava Flow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2018 NATIONWIDE TEST OF THE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM AND WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERT – OCTOBER 3, 2018 HONOLULU — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) on October ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: NATIONWIDE TEST OF THE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM (EAS) AND WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERT (WEA) – OCTOBER 3, 2018

For Immediate Release September 28, 2018 MONTHLY SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST   HONOLULU — The State’s monthly test of the Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for MONDAY, October 1, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. The warning sirens ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: MONTHLY SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST – MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2018 NATIONWIDE TEST OF THE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM AND WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERT – SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 HONOLULU — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) on September ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: NATIONWIDE TEST OF THE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM AND WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERT – SEPTEMBER 20, 2018