Test of Newly Installed Siren on Molokai, Dec. 7-8

December 6, 2017, 12:00 PM HST · Updated December 6, 12:00 PM

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The Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency, together with the Maui County Emergency Management Agency, will conduct siren tests at the following Molokaʻi locations and times.

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 to Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Kalamaula, Kaunakakai
  • Kamiloloa, Kaunakakai
  • One Aliʻi Park, Kaunakakai
  • Kamalō, Kaunakakai
  • Pāpōhaku Beach Park, Maunaloa

These sirens were installed as part of the Statewide Siren Modernization Project.

Residents nearby may hear the siren sound with different tones in 30-second to 3-minute intervals during the identified time frame. Testing will also include short blasts known as “burps.”


During the tests, Emergency Management Officials and Technicians will be checking the functionality of the siren.

Questions regarding this test should be directed to the Maui County Emergency Management Agency (808) 270-7285.


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