Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our Backyard Garden

A few years ago I noticed the localvore trend really taking off, even in big cities, with people starting rooftop gardens or digging up their lawns and planting vegetables. I imagine it was a kind of backlash to rising fuel … Continue reading

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Bugging In: Prepping for Sustaining

Recently I posted an article about bugging out, and what kinds of supplies to have ready to go in case you and your family need to leave your home quickly in an emergency. But if you end up having to … Continue reading

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Surviving an Earthquake: the Triangle of Life

Growing up on the East Coast, I never experienced any earthquakes. My parents, who still live there, to this day have never felt a quake. But in 1992, I moved to Los Angeles. (In fact I arrived in April of … Continue reading

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Kona Town Meeting – Emergency Preparedness

http://konatownmeeting.org/ Emergency Preparedness For The Next Threat Where were you when you heard about the Japan earthquake and the tsunami warning for Hawaii? Were you prepared for the impending tsunami? The only sure thing is that there will be more … Continue reading

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Kona CPR and First Aid

If it’s been awhile since your last class, as it was for me, consider buffing up your CPR, First Aid and emergency response training. Kona has a great place to do just that, right near Costco: Kona CPR. Have fun!!

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Bugging Out: Emergency Preparedness Kits

There are innumerable scenarios in which you might have to quickly grab a bag and get out of dodge.  Is a tsunami on its way to your beachfront bungalow?  Did a large earthquake just render your apartment building uninhabitable?  Is … Continue reading

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April is Tsunami Awareness Month

April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawaii. Each year, tsunami response exercises are held by civil defense, military and first responders. The recent earthquake and resulting tsunami from Japan last month certainly highlights the need for everyone to be aware … Continue reading

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