July 18, 2024

Hawaii Fires: Death Toll Climbs to 36 as Flames Engulf Maui

Zeke Kalua/County of Maui via AP The death toll in the wildfires ravaging Hawaii climbed to 36 late Wednesday evening, Maui County officials said. The identities of those killed were not included in the brief statement which confirmed “firefighting efforts continue.” As Breitbart News reported, earlier in the day the toll stood at six in a wildfire that has

Hawaii Gov.: House Probe into Federal Maui Response Is ‘Political’ Effort to Hurt Biden, ‘We Did a Very Good Job’

On Thursday’s broadcast of NewsNation’s “Cuomo,” Hawaii Gov. Josh Green (D) criticized plans by the House Oversight Committee to investigate the federal response to the fires in Maui as an attempt to “take a pound of flesh.” And that “I actually know that we did a very good job for what we could do, the president

Hawaii senator addresses failed communication leading up to deadly fires

In the wake of the deadly wildfires that engulfed a historic Maui town, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) said she would not “make any excuses” for the policies that led officials to fail to activate sirens that would have warned residents of the flames that whipped across Lahaina. “I’m not going to make any excuses for

‘Large White Balloon’ Spotted Northeast of Hawaii, Air Traffic Control Confirms

‘Large White Balloon’ Spotted Northeast of Hawaii, Air Traffic Control Confirms Chad Fish via AP, File Air Traffic Control (ATC) confirmed that a “large white balloon” has been spotted just northeast of Hawaii. The Oakland Oceanic Air Traffic Control Center said on Sunday that a white ballon was spotted over the Pacific Ocean just 594

Trump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage.

President Trump on Friday approved a disaster declaration for Hawaii as the state deals with damage from a volcanic eruption on its largest island. Hawaii Gov. David Ige Asks Pres. Trump to Declare The State as a Major Disaster Area.Over a Thousand Earthquakes Have Hit The Island & Now a New Explosive Event Awaits For […]

Hawaii releases timeline of what transpired after false ballistic missile warning.

Hawaii Gov. David Ige, who has apologized for the “pain and confusion” caused by the mishap, said it was a state employee “pushed the wrong button” to send out a false alert during a shift change. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones) Hawaiian officials say tests for their state’s alert system are suspended until all concerns about its […]

Hawaii officials say ‘false alarm’ on alert about inbound ballistic missile.

Hawaii officials said Saturday that a mobile alert saying a ballistic missile was headed for the state was a “false alarm” after people received the alert detailing an imminent threat. Sen. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) issued a tweet saying that “there is no incoming missile to Hawaii,” saying she had confirmed with officials the alert was […]

North Korea tensions have Hawaii pols revisiting emergency attack plans.

As tensions with North Korea mount, Hawaii lawmakers anxiously are dusting off the state’s emergency plans in preparation for the possibility – however remote – of an attack on the islands. The plans were last revisited in the 1980s. But the Hawaii House Public Safety Committee on Thursday formally called for the state’s defense agency […]

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