Posted on: August 29, 2016

HIGH SURF ADVISORY - East Facing Shores of Molokai and west Maui

August 29, 2016 - 4:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service has ISSUED a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for the east facing shores of Molokai and west Maui, in effect until 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

EFFECTS: Hurricane Madeline is generating large swells that will build across Hawaiian waters on Tuesday and Wednesd...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Hurricane Madeline approaches Hawaii

August 29, 2016 2:15 p.m.

All Maui County residents should be prepared for hurricane season by now. Are you?

As Hurricane Madeline approaches Hawaii, now is the time to review your family disaster plans and supplies. Last minute preparedness may mean that the supplies you need will be limited-to-none, as everyone else got to the stores before you!

Stay infor...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Free Disaster Preparedness Training in Pukalani

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Maui Civil Defense Agency and Maui Fire Dept. will host Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at King Kekaulike High School in Pukalani.

CERT is a training program that prepares people to help themselves, their family, and their neighbors in the event of a disaster.

CERT educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster ...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Free Disaster Preparedness Training in Pukalani

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Maui Civil Defense Agency and Maui Fire Dept. will host Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at King Kekaulike High School in Pukalani.

CERT is a training program that prepares people to help themselves, their family, and their neighbors in the event of a disaster.

CERT educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

West Maui Disaster Preparedness Expo - Saturday, September 10, 2016

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West Maui Disaster Preparedness Expo will be presented by West Maui Taxpayer’s Assoc. & Maui Civil Defense Agency on Saturday, September 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Lahaina Cannery Mall.

When it comes to emergencies and disasters, West Maui has some unique challenges to face. The West Maui Disaster Preparedness Expo will focus on some of these issues and emphasize the need for West Maui citizens to be better informed and better prepared ...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

District Health Office Subscription Now Available

August 17, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Maui District Health Office subscriptions are now available through Makaala. Maui Civil Defense Agency will issue notifications to subscribers jointly with the Maui District Health Office. Subscribers will be notified of significant public health issues...Read on...