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The County of Hawai‘i has submitted final designs for Highway 137 restoration and the lower Pohoiki Road realignment to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for review. Both projects are funded with the help of a FEMA Public Assistance grant due to the 2018 Kīlauea eruption. See here for more information: Kilauea Recovery Roads Update ...
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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                                10/10/2021   Local earthquake off the coast of Hawai`i Island No threat of tsunami to state   HONOLULU — An earthquake occurred at 11:49 ...
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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR   Governor Ige’s latest emergency proclamation extends driver’s license expirations, clarifies who pays for employee COVID testing   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2021 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued the latest Emergency Proclamation Related to the State’s COVID-19 DELTA Response, keeping in place the Safe Travels program and statewide mask ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Hawaiʻi 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* Sept. 29, 2021   What: Monthly Siren Test for October, 2021. Who: Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency. When: Friday, Oct. 1, 11:45 a.m.   MONTHLY SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST ...
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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 FEMA Providing Financial Assistance for COVID-19 Related Funeral Expenses HONOLULU – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. The Hawai`i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) would ...
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