TESTING OF NEW SIRENS ON MAUI – SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2017Posted on Sep 7, 2017 in Information and News Releases
MAUI — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the Maui County Emergency Management Agency will conduct siren testings at the following locations and times.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
- Along Honoapi’ilani Highway, Lahaina. In the areas of Kahana and Lahaina Waste Water Treatment Plant
Friday, September 8, 2017 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
- Big Beach, Makena
- Kihei Community Center, Kihei
These sirens were installed as part of the Statewide Siren Modernization Project. Residents nearby may hear the siren sound six to eight times for 30-second to one-minute intervals during the identified timeframe. Testing will include short blasts known as “burps.” During the tests, emergency management officials and technicians will check that installation work on these sirens has been completed properly.
Questions regarding this test should be directed to the Maui County Emergency Management Agency at (808) 270-7285.
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