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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2018 Hurricane Hector Passing South of the Big Island HONOLULU — As Hurricane Hector continues to move on a westerly track toward south of the state, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) continues to work with emergency management and civil defense partners to monitor the storm. It was located about 220 ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 Hurricane Hector Forecast Track Residents and Visitors Advised to Continue Preparedness Efforts HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) continues to work with emergency management and civil defense partners to monitor potential impacts from Hurricane Hector. Hector is about 360 miles southeast of Hilo moving west at 16 mph. ...
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DR-4366-HI NR 014 August 7, 2018 HI-EMA-PIO: 808-733-4300 x 529 NEWS DESK: 808-851-7928 News Release Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center to Close on Wednesday Due to Hurricane Threat HONOLULU—The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will be closed on Wednesday, August 8, due to the threat posed by Hurricane Hector. ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 Hector Coordination Continues Between Emergency Management Partners HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), local emergency management and civil defense agencies, and federal and state partners continued coordination efforts with the National Weather Service (NWS) for Hurricane Hector. Coordination efforts included a briefing from NWS on expected impacts and ...
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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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