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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 ...
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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 ...
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Effective: September 13, 2016 through November 14, 2016 Emergency Proclamation Storm Maui Kalawao.pdf OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAIʻI PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me as Governor by the ...
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Effective: September 10, 2016 through November 9, 2016 Supplementary Proclamation for Hurricanes Madeline and Lester PDF OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAII SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me ...
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Effective: August 31, 2016 through September 9, 2016 Madeline and Lester Proclamation PDF       OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAII PROCLAMATION By the authority vested in me as ...
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