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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 4, 2020 HONOLULU — While the National Weather Service is predicting an average storm potential for this year’s hurricane season—2-6 tropical cyclones, the uncertainty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic stresses the critical need for preparedness to avoid long lines at gas stations, grocery stores, and ATMs across Hawai’i. “Hurricane season brings the ...
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HONOLULU — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2020 at 11:45 a.m. During this monthly test, all Statewide Outdoor Warning Sirens will sound a one-minute Attention Alert Signal (Steady ...
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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAI‘I PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawai‘i, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the State of ...
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For Immediate Release April 1, 2020 MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HAWAI’I AS A RESULT OF COVID-19 HONOLULU — The President of the United States has declared a major disaster for the State of Hawai’i as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This declaration, numbered FEMA-4510-DR, makes the State of Hawai’i eligible for reimbursement through ...
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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAI‘I FOURTH SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawai‘i, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people, I, DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the ...
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