State Civil Defense will be testing the newly installed siren at the Ewa Villages Golf Course on Thursday, May 9, 2013, between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Residents in the area surrounding the Ewa Villages Golf Course may hear the siren sound for 30-seconds during the identified time period. The technicians will use data gathered from these tests to verify operational status.
Oahu residents may call State Civil Defense at (808)733-4300 if they have any questions or concerns regarding this test. Contact the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management at (808) 723-8960 to report routine siren operations issues.
Oahu residents may also sign up to adopt a siren at http://sirens.honolulu.gov.
State Civil Defense encourages the public to make use of redundant methods of warning including, but not limited to, text notification systems and NOAA Weather Radio.