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WHAT: Briefing on Hurricane Lane – STATUS UPDATES WHEN: Friday, August 24, 2018 at 5 p.m. WHO: National Weather Service representative Governor David Ige Tom Travis, HI-EMA Willie Nunn, FEMA Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell WHERE: State Emergency Operations Center – EOC (Birkhimer) MAP attached ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is working with Maui County officials in response to brush fires that broke out Friday in West Maui. An emergency shelter for hurricane evacuees at Lahaina Intermediate had to be closed and evacuees were relocated. There currently are no schools being used as shelters in the ...
Read More HIDOE Release: HIDOE working closely with Maui County to assess shelter needs in response to brush fires

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is continuing to respond to damages caused by heavy rains on Hawaii Island, storm impacts and fire response on Maui, the beginning of storm effect on Oahu and continues preparing on Kauai. Hawaii Island Airports Hilo Airport and Ellison Onizuka International Airport at Keahole do not have ...
Read More HDOT News Release: HDOT update on Hurricane Lane, August 24, 2018

Honolulu- The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has activated a Joint Information Center (JIC) in support of media operations regarding Hurricane Lane. The JIC will handle all media inquiries for HI-EMA (and the Hawaii National Guard) which include state-level inquiries and interview requests. Contact number: (808) 733-4258 and (808) 733-4241 Email: [email protected] The JIC enables HI-EMA ...
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Map to Birkhimer EOC WHAT: Briefing on Hurricane Lane – STATUS UPDATES WHEN: Friday, August 24, 2018 at 12:00 NOON WHO: GOVERNMENT: • National Weather Service representative • Governor David Ige • Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 9 – William Roche, federal coordinating officer UTILITIES: • Hawaiian Electric Company ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Briefing on Hurricane Lane – Aug. 24, 2018

DESIGNATION OF A DUAL-STATUS COMMANDER FOR RESPONSE TO HURRICANE LANE OS.._ Honolulu – Gov. David Y. Ige has announced the formation of a Dual-Status Command, Joint Task Force 50 (JTF) in response to Hurricane Lane’s impact on the state of Hawaii. Gov. Ige’s formal request to appoint Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara was submitted on Thursday, ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY August 23, 2018 WHAT: Briefing on Hurricane Lane – STATUS UPDATES WHEN: Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. WHO: • Governor David Ige • Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell • William Roche, deputy administrator Region 9, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) • Adjutant General Joe Logan, Hawai‘i State Department of Defense • Tom ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the State of Hawai‘i has been approved. Word came late Wednesday afternoon that the governor’s request was granted, as Hurricane Lane approaches the Hawaiian Islands. The declaration authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide appropriate assistance ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — President approves Gov. Ige’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration

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