HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Testing of new sirens on Maui – September 7-8, 2017

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 in Latest News

MAUI — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the Maui County Emergency Management Agency will conduct siren testing’s at the following locations and times.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
• Along Honoapiikani Highway, Lahaina. In the areas of Ka’anapali & Kahana

Friday, September 8, 2017 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
• Big Beach, Makena
• Kihei Community Center, Kihei

These siren is part of the Statewide Siren Modernization Project. Residents nearby may hear the siren sound six to eight times for 30-second to one-minute intervals during the identified timeframe. Testing will include short blasts known as “burps.” During the tests, emergency management officials and technicians will check that installation work on this siren has been completed properly.

Questions regarding this test should be directed to the Maui County Emergency Management Agency at (808) 270-7285.
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Media Contact:
Arlina Agbayani
Public Relations Officer
808.620.5423
HawaiiEma@hawaii.gov

Mahalo,
Arlina Agbayani
Public Relations Officer
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA)
3949 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816
Cellular: 808-620-5423
arlina.a.agbayani@hawaii.gov