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For Immediate Release July 30, 2019 What: Monthly Siren Test for August 2019 CANCELLED Who: Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency When: Thursday, August 1, 2019 CANCELLED – MONTHLY SIREN TEST HONOLULU — The State’s monthly test of the Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System on THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. has been CANCELLED. The state ...
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HONOLULU — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. During this monthly test, all Statewide Outdoor Warning Sirens will sound a one-minute Attention Alert Signal (Steady ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2019   Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency Reminds Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season HONOLULU — With the National Weather Service closely monitoring what appears to be a weakening Hurricane Erick but a strengthening Tropical Storm Flossie, now is the time for preparation to avoid long lines at gas stations, grocery ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 23, 2019   FEMA AND HI-EMA, WITH SUPPORT FROM HAWAI’I COUNTY, TO SEND SPECIALISTS TO HELP KĪLAUEA SURVIVORS VERIFY ELIGIBILITY AUGUST 5-9, 2019 HONOLULU — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), with support from the County of Hawai‘i, will deploy assistance specialists to Hawai‘i Island, August ...
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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAII 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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