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Two outdoor warning sirens to be tested this morning



(Fri., October 7, 2011)---The City Department of Emergency Management in conjunction with Hawaii State Civil Defense will test two outdoor warning sirens this morning October 7, 2011. The sirens are located at:


         Keapuka from 9:00AM to noon

         Booth Park from 1:00PM to 3:00PM


The test is being conducted to ensure that the sirens are operating at full power and providing optimal range. 


Residents and businesses in the surrounding communities may hear the steady siren tone during the test and should not be alarmed.


Hawaii State Civil Defense funds the purchase and installation of these sirens.  Once they are installed, they are released to the City for monthly testing and emergency activation.


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For more information


John M Cummings III

Public Information Officer

Department of Emergency Management

City and County of Honolulu

650 S King Street

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813


808-723-8957 Office