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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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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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