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Tsunami warning sirens to be tested Friday

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

State Civil Defense officials will conduct siren maintenance testing at several locations on Oahu on Friday, November 30, 2012.

Siren testing will take place at the following locations:

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.:

  • Maili Point
  • Maili Beach Park
  • Waianae Shopping Center
  • Waianae High School
  • Pier 39/Honolulu Harbor
  • Frank Fasi Municipal Building

Officials say that residents in the areas specified above may hear the sirens sound for 30-seconds during the identified time periods. Civil Defense officials will use the data gathered from these tests to check whether the sirens are fully operational.

Oahu residents may call State Civil Defense at 733-4300 if they have any questions or concerns regarding this test of the Statewide Outdoor Siren Warning System.  Updates on further testing will be given the afternoon prior to the identified testing day.

Oahu residents may also sign up to adopt a siren at http://sirens.honolulu.gov.

Copyright 2012 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

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