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News Release: FEMA Obligates $47.9 Million To Hire 955 Nurses In Hawaiʻi Amid Omicron Surge post thumbnail
News Release: FEMA Obligates $47.9 Million To Hire 955 Nurses In Hawaiʻi Amid Omicron SurgePosted on January 19, 2022 in Information and News Releases, News Stories
FEMA Obligates $47.9 Million To Hire 955 Nurses In Hawaiʻi Amid Omicron Surge For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022                                            Release No. 2022-005 HONOLULU – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Wednesday announced that it has obligated the advance of more than $47 million to pay for nearly 1,000 state-contracted medical staff to […]
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HI-EMA Phone Service has Been RestoredPosted on January 16, 2022 in Information and News Releases, Main
The Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) has restored telephone service after experiencing technical problems with some of its telephone systems, including the main public line. Service was interrupted early Sunday morning, Jan. 16, 2022, and restored by 4:30 p.m. Communications with emergency management partners was maintained via backup systems and email while the system fault […]
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News Release: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Cancels Tsunami Advisory for HawaiʻiPosted on January 15, 2022 in Information and News Releases, News Stories
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Cancels Tsunami Advisory for Hawaiʻi For Immediate Release: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022                                                  Release No. 2022-004 HONOLULU – The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center canceled the Tsunami Advisory for the State of Hawaiʻi at 8 a.m. HST on Saturday, Jan. 15. At this time, no casualaties, injuries, or major damage has been […]
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News Release: Tsunami Advisory Issued for Hawai‘i Following Tonga Volcanic EruptionPosted on January 15, 2022 in Information and News Releases, Main, News Stories
Tsunami Advisory Issued for Hawai‘i Following Tonga Volcanic Eruption For Immediate Release: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022                    Release No. 2022-003 HONOLULU – The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Advisory for the State of Hawai‘i at 12:40 a.m. HST on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, as a […]
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News Release: FEMA Approves Over $25 Million for 2021 COVID-19 Testing and Outreach SitesPosted on January 7, 2022 in Information and News Releases, News Stories
FEMA Approves Over $25 Million for 2021 COVID-19 Testing and Outreach Sites For Immediate Release: Friday, Jan. 7, 2022                                           Release No. 2022-002 HONOLULU – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly during the 2021 Delta variant surge, access to free diagnostic testing sites for Hawai’i communities has been invaluable in protecting the health of residents, their […]
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