Press Releases

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"Ongoing volcanic activity at #Kilauea is emitting #vog—a hazy mixture of sulfur dioxide gas and particles—that creates potential health hazards for the residents and visitors of #Hawaii Island. In particular, at-risk groups include our keiki, kūpuna, expectant mothers, and those with asthma, respiratory conditions, and cardiovascular diseases.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"You can sign up for information from #Hawaii County Civil Defense’s emergency system which provides calls & texts about fissure activity, road closures, and emergency situations.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"As the #Kilauea eruptions continue, make sure you and your ‘ohana are prepared & stay up to date with the latest information available. The @USGeologicalSurvey offers a free service that sends you notification emails about volcanic activity on #Hawaii Island.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"Our #Puna community has united together during this crisis, sharing their aloha, supplies, and information to take care of each other. We are with you. #PunaStrong

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"Low-interest federal disaster loans up to $2 million are now available for eligible nonprofits on #Kauai and #Oahu affected by the record-breaking rain, flooding, and landslides in April. The deadline to apply for property damage is July 9, 2018, and the deadline to apply for economic injury is February 2, 2019.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"Volcanic ash and vog continue to threaten the health, well-being, and safety of the people on #Hawaii Island. Local civil defense and health experts will answer your questions about the impacts of vog and ash on June 6th in Kailua-Kona, on June 7th in Volcano, and on June 14th in Ocean View.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"Mahalo @HIARNG and all our first responders who are working hard every day for the health, well-being and safety of all who are affected by Madam Pele’s ongoing volcanic activity on #Hawaii Island.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

"To our friends on #Hawaii Island: several insurance organizations are hosting an informational meeting to answer questions about your insurance policy, filing disaster claims & more. The meeting will be on June 7th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm at the Hawaiian Shores Community Association Building."-TG

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