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Monthly siren testing takes place across state

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The public may hear sirens on Monday as the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency conducts its monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system.

The sirens will sound starting at around 11:45 a.m. and will blast a steady, one-minute tone. This steady tone is usually used to alert the public to any emergency that may pose a threat to life and property. Besides natural hazards, the system could be used for terrorist incidents or acts of war.

To report siren operations issues, contact the following:

Hawaii (808) 935-0031, Maui (808) 270-7285, City and County of Honolulu (808) 723-8960, Kauai (808) 241-1800.

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