Call centers up and running for concerned residents, visitors with questions

8/24 4 p.m.: Hurricane Lane downgraded to Category 1 storm

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A call center has been set up for Oahu residents with questions or concerns ahead of Lane's strongest impacts.

The call center is set up as a part of the city's Emergency Operations Center. As of 6 p.m. Thursday, city volunteers answered almost 230 calls from residents with questions regarding Hurricane Lane and how to prepare.

Visitors and locals can direct questions to volunteers by calling 768-CITY (808-768-2489).

The call center will be open 24 hours a day until the EOC is deactivated.

A similar service is available for Maui residents. They can call 808-270-7285.

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