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Listen for the wailing siren on Dec. 1


    State Hawaii Emergency management Agency held a press conference on the upcoming Friday test of the “attack warning” siren in case of a North Korean attack. The one minute wailing tone is the attack warning signal that was also used during WWII. Near the corner of Kahala Ave. and Paikau St. is one of the locations where a siren is at.

The launch of a North Korean missile early Wednesday morning (local time) serves as a serious reminder to listen for a distinct wailing siren on Friday — a test of an “attack warning” to alert residents here of incoming missiles carrying nuclear warheads. Read more

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