How to report a malfunctioning warning siren

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Friday was the monthly test of the Outdoor Siren Warning System and Live Audio Broadcast in conjunction with Hawaii State Civil Defense.

Residents in Campbell Industrial Park, Honokai Hale, Makakilo, Kapolei Regional Park, Kapolei Golf Course, and the Coast Guard Station at Kalaeloa heard a "whooping" tone following the Siren Test.

This "whooping" tone is a test of the Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Incident outdoor siren warning group that will be activated in the event of a HAZMAT incident.

 If a siren in your community did not sound or did not operate properly please call the Department of Emergency Management at 723-8960 to report it. You can also email the department at

Residents also have the option of reporting malfunctioning or vandalized sirens online. Visit the City's Siren Trouble Report page at to file your report as well as upload pictures.

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