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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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Preparing for an emergency call

Roya Sabri | Hawaii 24/7 Reporter When faced with an emergency, most people pick up the phone and dial 911 for help. On the other end of the call are county dispatchers with a checklist of questions that need answers before police officers respond. Some callers worry the questions take too much time, but police […]

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CERT Training at Waikoloa Village in May

CERT Training at Waikoloa Village in May

The County of Hawaii (Fire, Research and Development, and Civil Defense Agency) is sponsoring free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in May. Attend this valuable training to learn about emergency response procedures and to understand your role and function in the event of a major disaster. Training will be conducted from 8:00 a.m. to […]

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CERT training in Discovery Harbor April 4, 11, 18, 25

CERT training in Discovery Harbor April 4, 11, 18, 25

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training workshops will be offered in Discovery Harbor, Ka`u on April 4, 11, 18, and 25th. These workshops are hosted by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, the Fire Department, and the Hawaii County Resource Center, a program of the Department of Research and Development. CERT Training consists of […]

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Out with the old, in with the new; emergency distress signals go digital

Emergency signals go digital only Feb. 1

Out with the old, in with the new; emergency distress signals go digital

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Hawaii Air Ambulance/Hawaii Life Flight bases a Europcopter EC 135 medically configured helicopter in Kona. A dedication and blessing ceremony was held Dec. 15th, at the Kona Community Hospital helipad.

Helicopter takes off to saves lives

Hawaii Air Ambulance/Hawaii Life Flight bases a Europcopter EC 135 medically configured helicopter in Kona. A dedication and blessing ceremony was held Dec. 15th, at the Kona Community Hospital helipad.

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Register for county mass emergency notification system

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency has acquired a mass emergency notification system, which allows county agencies to easily notify the public in the event of emergencies. City Watch is an electronic notification system that can notify residents about evacuations or other emergency measures via phone or e-mail. “This new system allows us […]

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