HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Kaniela Ing

 

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Chair

Rep. Beth Fukumoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 8, 2018

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

 

The purpose of this Informational Briefing is to update the legislature and the public on lessons learned in light of several natural disasters that occurred across the United States and its territory in 2017 including Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Irma in Florida, and wildfires in California and what the State can implement to further improve its resiliency to disaster.

 

Invitees include the following individuals and representatives from the appropriate agencies:

 

   Department of Defense, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, David Lopez, Critical Systems Planner, or designee

   Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization, Elizabeth Pickett, Executive Director, or designee

   University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Cooperative Extension, Clay Trauernicht, PhD, Wildland Fire Specialist, or designee

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6453 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6453.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Chair

 

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair