HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Siren testing in Maui CountyPosted on Jun 13, 2016 in Latest Department News
HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the Maui County Civil Defense Agency, will conduct siren testing in Maui County at the following location during the respective date and time listed below:
Wednesday, June 15 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
- Area of Kalaupapa Settlement and National Historical Park
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.
Residents can direct questions about this siren testing to the Maui County Civil Defense Agency at (808) 270-7285.
Hawaii EMA encourages the public to make use of other supplemental methods of warning including, but not limited to, Maui County’s mass text notification system, Makaala Alerts, and NOAA Weather Radio.
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Mary Zanakis Galen Yoshimoto
Public Information Officer Public Relations Officer
Galen Yoshimoto | Public Relations Officer
[email protected] | 808.620.5408
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
Department of Defense | State of Hawaii
3949 Diamond Head Road | Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4495