Mission Statement and Vision


To protect lives and property in the County of Kauaʻi by coordinating and integrating efforts among all levels of government and the private sector to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other threats and hazards.



The Kauaʻi Emergency Management Agency strives to actively promote and enhance whole-community preparedness, resilience and safety in the face of numerous threats, hazards and disasters that can potentially affect our island communities.


Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Monthly Siren Test for March Rescheduled
The state's monthly test of the statewide outdoor warning siren system, set for 11:45 am on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 is rescheduled for Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11:45 am.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Monthly Siren Test - March 1 at 11:45 a.m.

The Hawaii Emergency  Management Agency's monthly test of the statewide outdoor warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 11:45 a.m.

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Contact Information

Elton Ushio,
Emergency Management Administrator

Kauai Emergency Management Agency
3990 Kaana Street, Suite 100
Lihue, Hawaii, 96766

Phone: (808) 241-1800
Fax: (808) 241-1860
Email: kema@kauai.gov

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