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High surf advisory remains in effect for east facing shores

The National Weather Service has canceled the High Surf Advisory for North facing shores of Hawaii Island. The High Surf Advisory for East facing shores remains in place through 6 p.m. today. A High Surf Advisory means there is a threat to life and property form the surf.

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High surf warning in effect for east facing shores

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning for East facing shores of Hawaii Island today through Thursday. A High Surf Warning means there is a threat to life and property from the surf.

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

Civil Defense siren test today at 11:45 a.m.

The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at 11:45 a.m.

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Monthly Civil Defense siren test canceled for December 2018

The State’s monthly test of the Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, which would typically occur on MONDAY, December 3, 2018, at 11:45 a.m. has been suspended for the month of December ONLY. No test will take place at that time, and the statewide test has not been rescheduled for a different time.

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

Civil Defense siren test today at 11:45 a.m.

The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11:45 a.m.

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UPDATE: Water main break forces closure of Waiakeawaena Elementary School Thursday (Oct 18)

The Department of Water Supply reports that repairs are complete for the water line break in Waiakea and the system is refilling. Customers may notice air in the system and milky appearance that will clear as the system returns to normal. The water is safe and crews will continue to monitor the system.

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

Civil Defense siren test today at 11:45 a.m.

The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, October 1, 2018, at 11:45 a.m.

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Vent sites in Leilani Estates subdivision on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The area has been evacuated due to fumes, fire and lava hazards. Photos by Steven Royston | Special to Hawaii 24/7

Residents of Leilani Estates to be allowed access beginning Saturday (Sept 8)

Mayor Harry Kim is lifting the mandatory evacuation order for Leilani Estates, effective Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. The area east of Pomaika’i Street had been closed since May 31, 2018.

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

Civil Defense siren test today at 11:45 a.m.

The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at 11:45 a.m.

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Images from an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) overflight on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 2, 2018) showed that lava remained active within the fissure 8 cone. HVO geologists and UAS crews are on site and closely monitoring the lower East Rift Zone, including the fissure 8 activity, as of late this afternoon. Photo taken Sunday, September 2, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava spattering observed in Fissure 8

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports that yesterday afternoon and early evening, spattering was observed in the fissure 8 cone. It is common for eruptions to go through periods of diminished output, or to pause completely, only to reactivate days, weeks, or even months later.

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Civil Defense relaxes some of the Puna lava zone checkpoints as the eruption pauses

Hawai’i County Civil Defense has announced changes to Puna lava zone policies involving restricted areas and checkpoints, as the pause in the Lower East Rift Zone eruption continues. The following checkpoint changes will take effect beginning 6 p.m., on Friday, August 31, 2018: The checkpoint will be removed at Highway 137 at Papaya Farms Road; […]

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Hurricane Lane damage assessment teams seeking those who need assistance

The American Red Cross, Hawaii County Civil Defense, State and Federal agencies continued their damage assessments from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the recent heavy rains, please call Civil Defense for a damage assessment at 808-935-0031. Teams led by VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) are also available to help clean up […]

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Flash Flood Watch issued for all Hawaiian Island through Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all Hawaiian Island through Tuesday afternoon (Aug 28). Trailing deep tropical moisture left over from Lane will bring the potential for additionally heavy rainfall through Tuesday. Any additional heavy rainfall over these already highly saturated grounds could quickly lead to flash flooding.

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Civil Defense update on the recovery process after Hurricane Lane for Sunday (Aug 26)

This is a Civil Defense update for 4 p.m., Sunday, August 26, 2018. The Department of Public Works, partnering with the American Red Cross and local CERT teams, began the process of damage assessment from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the storm, please call 808-643-5555. Rain will continue through early next week […]

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