NEWS RELEASE: Testing of siren on Oahu – February 14, 2018

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 in Latest News

February 12, 2018

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TESTING OF SIREN ON OAHU – FEBRUARY 14, 2018

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, will conduct siren test at the following location and time.

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Village Park (Hoaeae Community Park), Waipahu

 

The siren was installed as part of the Statewide Siren Modernization Project. Residents nearby may hear the siren sound six to eight times for 30-second to 3-minute intervals during the identified timeframe. Testing will include short blasts known as “burps.” During the tests, Emergency Management Officials and Technicians will be checking the functionality of the siren.  

 

Questions regarding this test should be directed to the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management at (808) 723-8960.

 

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Media Contact:

Richard Rapoza

Public Information Officer

richard.d.rapoza@hawaii.gov

808-392-0780

 

Arlina Agbayani

Public Relations Officer

arlina.a.agbayani@hawaii.gov

808-620-5423