Disaster preparedness workshop Saturday at Kapolei High School

Hawaii Independent Staff

KAPOLEI—The City Department of Emergency Management, the University of Hawaii’s Sea Grant College Program (UH Sea Grant), and the NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storms Program are teaming up to offer a free Oahu public workshop at Kapolei High School to assist Hawaii’s communities to plan and prepare for natural hazards.

This final Oahu workshop will be held on Saturday, July 9 and will address a variety of topics including emergency guidelines, evacuation planning, tsunami and severe weather warnings, homeowner guidance, retrofit measures and insurance for floods and hurricanes.

Experts from the Department of Emergency Management, UH Sea Grant, National Weather Service, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, and the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources will be on hand to provide guidance and answer questions from the public.

In addition, many other agencies will set up educational tables to offer additional information and services to homeowners for natural hazard mitigation and preparation.

The workshop is free and open to the public and is designed to better inform and prepare coastal communities throughout Hawaii.

Disaster Preparedness Workshop
Saturday, July 9 at 8:30 a.m.
Kapolei High School Cafeteria