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HILO, HI: May 3, 2018 – The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Pahoa Community Center for residents evacuated from their homes due to the Kilauea lava threat. WHERE         Pahoa Community Center (15-3022 Kauhale Street, Pāhoa, HI 96778) The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides assistance ...
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  Hawaii Island eruption leads to evacuation of Leilani Estates May 3, 2018 2018-0503A HAWAII ISLAND — Hawaii County Civil Defense has called for an evacuation of all residents of the Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii Island as a result of steam and lava emissions in the area of Mohala Street. The intersection of Highway ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2018 2018-0424 STATE, FEDERAL AND COUNTY INSPECTORS WRAPPING UP DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS HONOLULU — Inspectors working with the state, City and County of Honolulu, the Small Business Administration, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have completed their joint preliminary assessments of damage to private property in Honolulu caused by recent heavy ...
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6:30 A.M. UPDATE: Flood response and recovery efforts continue; Flash Flood Watch issued for Kaua‘i starting Thursday The Kaua‘i Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Operations Center remains fully activated, coordinating with county, state, federal, and non-governmental partners for response and recovery efforts. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the island of Kaua‘i from Thursday ...
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DOH flood water advice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2018 18-031 Hawaii Department of Health advises all Kauai residents and visitors to avoid or                                                          limit exposure to ...
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