TESTING OF SIRENS ON OAHU – JUNE 13, 2018

Posted on Jun 8, 2018 in Information and News Releases, Main, News Storys

TESTING OF SIRENS ON OAHU – JUNE 13, 2018

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, will conduct siren test at the following locations and time.

• Aolewa Place (Honolulu Airport area)
• Lagoon Drive (Honolulu Airport area)
• Waimanalo Beach Park (This is a re-test)

between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

The sirens were installed as part of the Statewide Siren Modernization Project. Other sirens will be updated, and new sirens installed, at various locations across the state over the coming months. Residents nearby may hear the siren sound six to eight times for 30-second to 3-minute intervals during the identified timeframe. Testing will include short blasts known as “burps.” During the tests, Emergency Management Officials and Technicians will be checking the functionality of the siren.

Residents with concerns about the sirens or their operations, or with reports of siren malfunctions, may contact the Honolulu Department of Emergency Management at (808) 723-8960.
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Contact:
Richard Rapoza
Public Information Officer
richard.d.rapoza@hawaii.gov
808-392-0780

Arlina Agbayani
Public Relations Officer
arlina.a.agbayani@hawaii.gov
808-620-5423