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Tsunami sirens accidently sound Tuesday during repair work

Civil Defense siren in Paauilo. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

MEDIA RELEASE

Civil Defense siren in Paauilo. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Civil Defense siren in Paauilo. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Shortly before noon Tuesday (April 2), while technicians were conducting repairs to the Hawaiʻi Island tsunami warning siren system, the warning sirens were inadvertently activated island wide.

There is no emergency.

The Hawaiʻi Police Department deeply regrets any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused and thanks the public for understanding.

 

 

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