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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAl’I 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 of the ...
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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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DR-4366-HI NR 016 August 10, 2018 HI-EMA-PIO: 808-733-4300 NEWS DESK: 808-851-7928 NEWS RELEASE: Disaster Registration Deadline for Kilauea Damage Extended Through Sept. 12 HONOLULU — The deadline for Hawai’i County residents to register with FEMA for disaster assistance for losses resulting from the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes has been extended through Sept.12, 2018. Recovery officials ...
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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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DR-4366-HI NR 015 August 8, 2018 HI-EMA-PIO: 808-733-4300 NEWS DESK: 808-851-7928 News Release Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center to Reopen Thursday HONOLULU — The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will reopen on Thursday, August 9 after being closed Wednesday due to the threat of severe weather. Officials with the ...
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