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The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports an eruption at the Halemaumau Crater of the Kilauea Volcano. Trade winds will push any embedded ash toward the Southwest. Fallout is likely in the Kau District in Wood Valley, Pahala, Naalehu, and Ocean View. Stay indoors to avoid exposure to ash. Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measuring a ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2020 Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency Reminds Residents to Avoid Gatherings of Five or More HONOLULU – With the holiday season upon us as the COVID-19 positive case counts continue to surge across the country, Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) strongly urges residents to avoid gatherings of 5 or more people. ...
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2012088-ATG_Seventeenth Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency (certified) – signed

For Immediate Release                                December 10, 2020 LOANS AVAILABLE FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY KAUAI DROUGHT HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) would like to remind the public that small nonfarm businesses on Kauai are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses ...
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For Immediate Release November 27, 2020 What: Monthly Siren Test for December 2020Who: Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency When: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 MONTHLY SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST 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 ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Monthly Siren Test, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at 11:45am