Siren testing to take place on Kauai

Siren testing to take place on Kauai

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kauai residents will start hearing sirens on Wednesday as the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency conducts siren testing through Friday.

HI-EMA said the sirens will sound six to eight times, for 30-second to one-minute intervals during the scheduled times. Testing will include checks of the public address system and short blasts, also known as "burps." Technicians are testing to ensure that recent work on these sirens was completed properly.

Wednesday, Sept. 3:

Vidinha Stadium and the old Lihue Police Station (Lihue Ballpark) - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Isenberg Field and Lydgate Park - 1 to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 4:

Anini Pavillion and Aliomanu Estates - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Kapaa High School and Shipwreck Beach Park - 1 to 5 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 5:

Kauai Veterans Cemetery - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Residents may call HI-EMA at (808) 733-4300 if they have questions or concerns. To report operational issues, contact Kauai Civil Defense at (808) 241-1800.

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