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For More Info http://ptwc.weather.gov/?region=2&id=hawaii.TSUHWX.2016.12.08.1748 000 WEHW40 PHEB 081748 TSUHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-081948- /O.CAN.PHEB.TS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /O.NEW.PHEB.TS.A.0001.161208T1748Z-000000T0000Z/ BULLETIN TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 748 AM HST THU DEC 08 2016 TO – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT – TSUNAMI WATCH A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII ...
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Effective November 15, 2016 – January 13, 2017 Supplemental Emergency Proclamation Storm Maui Kalawao.pdf OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAIʻI SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Hawaiʻi, in order to provide relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect the ...
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President Barrack Obama signed a Major Disaster Declaration for Maui County on October 6, 2016. The declaration makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities damaged by severe storms, flooding, landslides ...
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Characterizing earthquakes is one of the most important activities we do at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO). Seismicity helps us monitor the “pulse” of volcanoes and can be a first indication of an impending eruption. Earthquakes also pose a hazard in their own right, and the entire State of Hawaii is at risk from ...
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