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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR   Governor Ige declares state of emergency for State of Hawai‘i as heavy rains pummel the islands   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2021   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an emergency declaration for the entire State of Hawai‘i as heavy rains are causing flooding, landslides and fear of dam failure, ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency   DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR MAJOR GENERAL KENNETH S. HARA DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT LUKE P. MEYERS ADMINISTRATOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 09, 2021 HAWAI’I EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY REMINDS RESIDENTS TO PREPARE NOW FOR DISASTERS   Honolulu – The severe weather and consequent flooding across ...
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Evacuations have been ordered for everyone downstream of Kaupakalua Dam in Haiku. Heavy rains have led to the dam cresting. Evacuation shelters are being opened at the Paia Community Center and Hana High School. People need to stay away from the area. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

UPDATE: TSUNAMI WATCH CANCELLED

Posted on Mar 4, 2021 in Main

3/2/21 12:20pm HST – Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has CANCELLED the Tsunami WATCH for Hawaii islands effective 12:20 PM Hawaii Standard Time. Repeat Tsunami WATCH has been CANCELLED effective 12:20 PM Hawaii islands Standard Time.

TSUNAMI WATCH issued for the Hawaiian Islands Please stand by for further updates. Tsunami Info Stmt: M8.0 Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 1129PST Mar4: Event is being reviewed to determine threat to CA, OR, WA, BC, & AK