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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 3, 2018 HURRICANE HECTOR: PUBLIC URGED TO PREPARE OVER WEEKEND HONOLULU — National Weather Service (NWS) is issuing advisories on Hurricane Hector, located about 1770 miles east-southeast of Hilo. Based on the latest forecast, Hector is expected to move into the Central Pacific late Sunday. “Hector is our first hurricane this year. We […]

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEHawaii Emergency Management Agency DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR J. LOGANDIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT THOMAS L. TRAVISADMINISTRATOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT For Immediate ReleaseJuly 30, 2018 What: Monthly Siren Test for August 2018Who: Hawaii Emergency Management AgencyWhen: August 1, 2018 MONTHLY SIREN SYSTEM TEST CANCELED FOR MONTH OF AUGUST HONOLULU — There will […]

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News Release FEMA Registration Deadline for Kilauea Damage is Aug. 13 HONOLULU—Hawai’i County residents with losses as a result of the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes have through Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 to register for disaster assistance with FEMA. Recovery officials urge residents who have yet to register to do so by visiting the Disaster Recovery […]

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July 19, 2018DR- 4365-HI NR 009HIEMA News Desk: 808-733-4300 X 522FEMA News Desk: 808-851-7944 SBA PIO: 916-764-9918 Disaster Recovery Centers in Kaua’i County and the City and County of Honolulu Will Close HONOLULU – The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Kaua’i County and the City and County of Honolulu will close permanently at 4 p.m. […]

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News Release July 16, 2018DR- 4365-HI NR 008HIEMA News Desk: 808-733-4300 X 522FEMA News Desk: 808-851-7944 SBA PIO: 916-764-9918 Federal Disaster Assistance Tops $2.5 Million HONOLULU – Recovery from the April severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides, in the City and County of Honolulu and Kaua’i County is underway. On June 27, 2018, individuals and […]

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DR-4365-HI FAQ 001July 9, 2018HIEMA PIO: 808-733- 4300 x 522FEMA NEWS DESK: 808-851-7944DR-4365-HI FAQ 001 Frequently Asked Questions Federal Assistance and Disaster Recovery Centers Q: Does it usually take more than two months after a disaster to receive additional FEMA assistance?A disaster declaration was approved on May 8, 2018 for Public Assistance, which provides reimbursement to […]

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DR-4366-HI NR007July 07, 2018HI-EMA-PIO: 808-733-4300NEWS DESK: 808-851-7928 News Release Low-Interest Disaster Loans Fueling Kilauea Recovery for Homeowners and RentersHONOLULU–Hawai’i County homeowners and renters with losses from the Kilauea eruptions are utilizing low-interest disaster loans to help fund their recovery. The U.S. Small Business Administration is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term […]

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