Preparedness Handbooks

Hawaiian Electric Company’s Handbook for Emergency Preparedness

This publication is a ‘must-have’ and is available for free. Information includes evacuation zones, what to do in the event of a power outage, and so much more! Copies are available in English, Cantonese, Ilocano, Korean, and Vietnamese. There’s even a version for keiki.

The Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards

The Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards provides useful tips regarding readiness for natural hazards that may affect Hawaii, including tsunami and hurricanes. The handbook lists local civil defense and emergency management agency information, as well as emergency shelter locations.

The 4th edition (2019) includes brand new appendices that addresses:

  • Evacuation Planning
  • Retrofit Options
  • Volcanoes
  • Climate Change
  • Resilience, Adaptation, and Sustainability

Another free resource!