Emergency siren malfunctions in Hawaiian Paradise Park

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PAHOA, Hawaii (KHON2) — On the Big Island residents in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivison got a rude awakening Monday morning.

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A runaway siren was reported around 6:30 a.m. near Makuu Drive and 6th Avenue.

Civil defense officials say the siren malfunctioned, and there was no threat.

Personnel are inspecting what caused it to go off.

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