Tag: City and County of Honolulu

Residents should be prepared for impacts of Tropical Storm Olivia

Residents should be prepared for impacts of Tropical Storm Olivia

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hawaii Red Cross volunteers opened the following evacuation centers on Tuesday on Oahu in response to Tropical Storm Olivia. 

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City, State urge continued vigilance ahead of Tropical Storm Olivia

City, State urge continued vigilance ahead of Tropical Storm Olivia

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following a statewide Video Teleconference call Monday evening (Sept. 10), the National Weather Service has advised on the continued possibility of tropical storm force winds affecting the islands. With O‘ahu now under a tropical storm warning, there is still potential not just for major flooding, but also damaging winds.

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City and County of Honolulu will activate siren at 4 p.m.

City and County of Honolulu will activate siren at 4 p.m.

| August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The City and County of Honolulu will activate the island-wide Outdoor Siren Warning System at 4 p.m. today, Thursday, August 23, as Hurricane Lane approaches the state. 

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Communities should remain prepared for hurricanes

Communities should remain prepared for hurricanes

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

National Weather Service (NWS) is issuing advisories on Hurricane Hector, located about 1770 miles east-southeast of Hilo. Based on recent forecasts, Hector was expected to move into the Central Pacific, Aug. 5.

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Saturday hours offered at driver licensing centers

Saturday hours offered at driver licensing centers

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Department of Customer Services announced today that the Wai‘anae Driver Licensing Center will now join the other four licensing centers in offering residents Saturday hours, starting this Saturday, July 28 and ending Aug. 25.

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City & County of Honolulu to secure parks in country locations

City & County of Honolulu to secure parks in country locations

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following a successful pilot project to secure closed park facilities in urban Honolulu, the initiative is being expanded to rural, country parks. In addition, the original contract for the town park locations is being extended through April 2019.

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Mayor urges residents to prepare for hurricane season

Mayor urges residents to prepare for hurricane season

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

At a press conference, Monday (June 4, 2018), Mayor Kirk Caldwell was joined by city officials and Meteorologist John Bravender of the Central Pacific Hurricane Center to remind O‘ahu residents and visitors that we are now in hurricane season, and everyone should take the necessary precautions to prepare.

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Oahu communities to receive LED street lights

Oahu communities to receive LED street lights

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

A city contractor has begun converting approximately 53,500 city-owned street lights to more energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) lights.

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Cellphone safety bill now in effect

Cellphone safety bill now in effect

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new city ordinance that makes it illegal to look at a cellphone or other electronic device while crossing a street or highway on O‘ahu went into effect, Wednesday.

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First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Approximately 100 first responders from multiple agencies engaged in an incident management exercise, here, Sept. 8. It was the first time the exercise was conducted at HMR.

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