Information and News Releases

DR-4366-HI NR 020 Sept. 6, 2018 HI-EMA PIO: 808-733-4300 NEWS DESK: 808-851-7928 News Release Deadline to Register for Disaster Assistance for Kilauea Recovery is Sept. 12 HONOLULU — Hawai’i County residents with uninsured or underinsured damage or losses as a result of the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes have until Sept. 12, 2018 to register with ...
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  For Immediate Release August 31, 2018 What: Monthly Siren Test for September 2018 Who: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency When: September 4, 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 ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY August 24, 2018 What: Briefing and Media Conference on JTF 5-0 and Dual Status Command Who: Gov. David Ige, Maj. Gen. Joe Logan, Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara When: 2:00 pm, August 24, 2018 Where: State Emergency Operations Center (EOC, Birkheimer), HI-EMA, Diamond Head, Oahu, HI          MAP attached HONOLULU, HI- The Secretary of Defense, ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY August 23, 2018 Hawaii Emergency Management Agency activates Joint Information Center Honolulu- The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has activated a Joint Information Center (JIC) in support of media operations regarding Hurricane Lane. The JIC will handle all media inquiries for HI-EMA (and the Hawaii National Guard) which include state-level inquiries and interview requests. ...
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While public hurricane/tropical cyclone/storm evacuation shelters offer some protection from high winds and flying debris, they are intended to be a last resort for residents and visitors without safer options to use at their own risk. In almost all cases, the identified evacuation shelters HAVE NOT been designed or hardened for winds greater than a ...
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