Hawaii tsunami warning sirens to be inspected by city and state technicians

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Tsunami warning sirens that malfunctioned or did not sound this month will be inspected by technicians to ensure full functionality, the city's Department of Emergency Management says.

After releasing results of this month's tsunami warning siren test, DEM officials said sirens near Fort Shafter, Wailua, Wahiawa and Lanikai did not sound. Sirens in Kunia and Hawaii Kai are currently being replaced.

The following are locations of sirens reported to have issues. All sirens will be inspected by city or state technicians and will be repaired if necessary.

Location Issue
Kunia Elementary School  Pending Replacement
Hahaione Valley     Pending Replacement
Crestview Park   Buzzing Sound
Swanzy Beach Park  Pending Replacement
Fasi Municipal Bldg   Ran Longer than One-minute
Shafter Flats  Did Not Sound
Pu'uiki Beach Waialua Did Not Sound
Wahiawa Heights Did Not Sound
Lanikai    Did Not Sound
Coconut Grove   Pending Replacement
Kalae `Oio Beach Park      Pending Replacement

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