KĀKOU: Hawaiʻi’s Town Hall
Are We Really Ready for a Natural Disaster?


Kākou Panelists:

  • Hirokazu Toiya, Emergency Management Director-City & County of Honolulu
  • Tamara Paltin, Maui County Council—West Maui Seat
  • Dennis Hwang, Coastal Hazard Mitigation Specialist, University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Program
  • Clay Trauernicht, Pacific Fire Exchange Project Leader
  • Albie Miles, University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu Sustainable Community Food Systems Assistant Professor
  • John Bravender, NOAA-National Weather Service
  • Denise Everhart, American Red Cross Hawaiʻi Divisional Disaster Executive
  • Amy Miller Marvin, Hawaii Foodbank President and CEO
  • Elton Ushio, Kauaʻi County Emergency Management Administrator

Are you prepared? Here are a few links on disaster preparedness: