Emergency sirens in Poʻipū were a false alarm

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Around 10 p.m. on Aug. 8, residents in the Poʻipū region of Kauai heard emergency sirens that are usually reserved for weather emergencies.

PO’IPŪ, Hawaii (KHON2) — Around 10 p.m. on Aug. 8, residents in the Poʻipū region of Kauai heard emergency sirens that are usually reserved for weather emergencies.

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The County of Kauai wants its Poʻipū residents to know that the sirens were a false alarm.

The sound was apparently due to a mechanical issue, there is no weather emergency at this time.

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