Information and News Releases

Dozens of Hawaii ham radio operators are poised to spring into action  to help the state during a disaster or emergency. These individuals have a fervor for emergency communications and are prepared to work long hard hours to protect their island ohana. Their commitment is appreciated and embraced by emergency managers. Click on this link for more ...
Read More Ham Radio Posse

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in Information and News Releases

SIREN TESTING ON OAHU OF NEW SIRENS HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the Honolulu Department of Emergency Management will conduct testing of four new sirens on Oahu. Testing will occur on the following dates during the specified times. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 between 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.     ...
Read More

Recent collapses at the Kamokuna ocean entry underscore on-going hazard Since its initiation on July 26, 2016, the Kamokuna ocean entry has drawn thousands of visitors eager to witness the creation of new land. The interaction of hot lava and cold seawater produces beautiful and powerful displays that can only be observed on Hawaiʻi Island. ...
Read More Kilauea’s On-Going Hazard

Local Tsunami Information Statement TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 307 AM HST THU MAR 09 2017TO – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAIISUBJECT – LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENTTHIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME ...
Read More NO TSUNAMI THREAT

The state Health Department has issued a brown water advisory for Oahu and Kauai. The public is reminded that after any storm event, storm water runoff may contain sewage, harmful micro-organisms, and chemicals from commercial and industrial sources. The public should stay out of beaches or streams that are contaminated by storm (brown) water. Storm ...
Read More Brown Water Advisory