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Community Briefing to Address Possibility of Major Summit Explosion

July 17, 2018, 11:00 AM HST
* Updated July 17, 12:59 PM
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Hawai‘i County Civil Defense and other agencies will hold a community briefing on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Pahala Community Center, to address scenarios relating to a possible major explosive event at Halema‘uma‘u.

The briefing will discuss possible impacts and responses to such an event.

The U.S. Geological Survey will provide a presentation.

Staff from Civil Defense, the state Highways Division and the county Department of Public Works will be on-hand as well to discuss roads and evacuation routes.

The issues of sheltering and personal preparedness will also be on the agenda.

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American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

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For further information, call the Department of Research and Development at
(808) 961-8368.

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