Tag Archives: emergency preparedness

Hawaii Prepared – Preparedness Products on Big Island

Hawaii Prepared For those of you out there who have looked to purchase emergency preparedness items like freeze dried foods, emergency candles, first aid kits, etc. and been put off by the extraordinarily high shipping costs to the island, your … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tsunami Warning

As we were watching the coverage of Hurricane Sandy – a Frankenstorm, Megastorm, Superstorm hybrid of a mess converging on the East Coast, a 7.7 earthquake hit off the coast of western Canada.  After an hour or two the authorities … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

September is National Preparedness Month

In the wake of Hurricane Isaac, President Obama has declared September National Preparedness Month. It’s a good time to take another look at your family’s state of disaster readiness. If you live on Oahu, a Preparedness EXPO sponsored by FEMA, … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FEMA courses in Hilo, Kona

The Pacific Regional Disaster Preparedness Center will offer a series of FEMA certification courses from Tuesday through Friday, Oct. 11-14 , in Hilo and Kona. The sessions will be presented in the Hawaii Innovation Center at Hilo (HICH) conference room … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pay Attention, Hawaii: FEMA running out of money

So far this season, Hawaii has not been under threat from a hurricane, even though fierce storms on the mainland US continue to cause trouble for millions of people living in their paths. Hurricane Irene, though not a high category … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Community Hazard Preparedness Workshops coming to Hilo and Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Are you prepared for the next natural hazard? Saturday, JUNE 25th 8:30am-12:30pm University of Hawaii- Hilo UCB Lecture Hall- 200 W. Kawili St, Hilo Saturday, JULY 16 th 8:30am-12:30pm West Hawaii Civic Center- Community Meeting Hale Bldg. G … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Know What You Have, and Have What You Know You’ll Need

In emergency situations, there’s not always time to have to remember where you put one item or another. Did I remember to put the flashlight in the bugout bag? Did I remember to buy more coffee for the storage pantry? … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment