If you encounter an emergency and call 9-1-1 from a cellular phone, unlike calling from a landline phone, your location may not be automatically located and may delay officials from responding to the emergency. The Honolulu Police Department recommends providing the following information if you are calling 9-1-1 from a cellular phone.
Be prepared to tell the 9-1-1 call taker:
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