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Hawaii Governor Signs Emergency Proclamation in Anticipation of Storms

Action activates Major Disaster Fund set aside by Legislature for disaster relief, allows easier access to emergency resources at state and federal levels.

·By Chad Blair

The Abercrombie administration issued this press release at about 10:30 a.m. today:

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signed an emergency proclamation in anticipation of the arrival of two tropical cyclones in Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle is forecast to impact the state Thursday evening through late Friday. Hurricane Julio is a few days behind Iselle and may impact the islands as soon as Sunday.

The proclamation, which includes the entire state, activates the Major Disaster Fund set aside by the Legislature for disaster relief. It also allows easier access to emergency resources at

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