Tag Archive | "siren"

2012-12-28 Hakalau Siren-t

Civil Defense sirens accidently triggered, no emergency Friday night (July 8)

At about 9:50 p.m. Friday (July 8) Civil Defense sirens were accidently sounded on Hawaii Island. There is NO emergency. Reports from people island-wide came in from people hearing the sirens sounding. When hearing a siren the public is advised to tune into local media via the internet, radio or television stations for emergency information […]

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

Emergency warning siren test scheduled for July 16

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency (CDA) will conduct a test of the emergency warning siren system on Tuesday, July 16 at 11:45 a.m. This test is necessary to confirm system readiness in the wake of adjustments and repairs performed immediately following the regular monthly test on July 1. During the July 1 […]

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Civil Defense siren malfunctions in Puna Monday afternoon

Residents in Puna heard the wailing of a Civil Defense siren in the Ainaloa subdivision Monday afternoon shortly before 4 p.m. Hawaii County Civil Defense authorites said there was a malfunction which set-off the siren and there was no emergency. A fire department crew was dispatched to shut-off the siren.

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2012-12-28 Hakalau Siren-t

Civil Defense siren in Hakalau is replaced

The siren at Hakalau in North Hilo, on Highway 19 just north of mile marker 15 near Chin Chuck Road, has been replaced. The old siren was removed after being rendered unusable as a result of a traffic accident in 2011. A final inspection was completed Thursday (Dec 27) to verify the installation and function […]

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Civil Defense siren test in Hakalau Thursday (Dec 27)

The siren in Hakalau (Highway 19, north of mile marker 15 and Chin Chuck Road), North Hilo District, will be tested on Thursday, December 27, 2012, between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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EAS sirens sounding Thursday (Nov 1) afternoon was just a test

POLICE MEDIA RELEASE The Civil Defense sirens that just sounded were not because of an emergency. The sirens are still being tested.

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Hoffmann: The siren sounds of silence

County Councilman Pete Hoffmann submitted the following: Last Saturday evening, we were visited once again by a frequent, if not welcomed, visitor, i.e. the threat of a tsunami. This was the third such event in the past 32 months and permitted island residents and agencies to participate in what is fast becoming an island staple, […]

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Vandals cut Civil Defense siren cable

Vandals cut Civil Defense siren cable

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Civil Defense officials have reported that the Kealakehe tsunami alert siren was vandalized sometime following the March 2 test of the siren. Personnel at nearby Kealakehe Elementary School noticed that a cable to the siren had been cut and reported it to Civil Defense officials on March 13. “Such actions cripple […]

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