Office of Campus Operations and Facilities
FIRE SAFEY PROGRAM

Fire Safey Program

Fire Safety Program provides a fire safe campus environment by identifying and eliminating potential fire hazards through consistent and comprehensive building fire inspection procedures emphasizing compliance with all applicable fire and building codes.

The Fire Safety Program is responsible for fire safety building inspections, fire investigations, Uniform Fire and Building Code interpretations and technical assistance, new construction and building renovation plans review, fire exit drills, and the inspection, maintenance, and testing of all fire protection equipment on the Manoa campus.Education and training programs are also available to any on-campus group upon request. Programs include relevant lecture, audio/video presentations, and hands-on fire extinguisher training.

UHM Fire Safety Training Requests

Fire safety awareness and fire extinguisher training is available to any Manoa campus group upon request.

Please e-mail your request to: firesafe@hawaii.edu

Office of Campus Operations & Facilities - Fire Safety Program


Pamoa Bldg 1149C
1980 East West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

24-Hour On-call Phone: (808) 371-1858


Richard “Mike” Merrell
Fire Safety Officer
Phone: (808) 956-9601
FAX: (808) 956-3205
E-Mail: rmerrell@hawaii.edu

Marvin Sagayaga
Fire Safety Specialist
Phone: (808) 956-8320
FAX: (808) 956-3205
E-Mail: msagayag@hawaii.edu

Gary Tsukida
Fire Alarm Specialist
Phone: (808) 956-8012
FAX: (808) 956-3205
E-Mail: gary23@hawaii.edu

Emilie Nakasone
Student Fire Safety Inspector
Phone: (808) 956-4954

Nicholas Shiroma
Student Fire Safety Inspector
Phone: (808) 956-4954

Marisa Shoda
Student Fire Safety Inspector
Phone: (808) 956-4954

FIRE PREVENTION PLAN

Prevention Plan

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Entension Cord Use Policy

HOLIDAY SEASON SAFETY

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Evacuation Procedures

IN CASE OF ANY CAMPUS EMERGENCY DIAL 6-6911

IN THE EVENT OF ANY CAMPUS EMERGENCY DIAL 6-6911, PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION ON THE NATURE OF THE EMERGENCY, i.e., ACCIDENT, FIRE, ETC. GIVE THE LOCATION, BUILDING NAME, YOUR NAME, NUMBER YOU ARE CALLING FROM, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION REQUESTED. REMAIN ON THE PHONE UNTIL RELEASED.

FIRE EVACUATION AND NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES

When the building fire alarm is activated, occupants will:

  1. Evacuate the building without delay.
  2. Call 6-6911 and provide information as stated above.
  3. Where possible, close all doors and windows. Do not under any circumstances silence building fire alarm. Do not return to the building for any reason until instructed to do so by competent authority.
  4. Move away from the building entrance and fire department access. Do not obstruct fire hydrants.
  5. If you are disabled and may need assistance in an emergency:
  6. Sound the building fire alarm.
  7. Initiate evacuation procedures as listed in 2,3, & 4 above.
  8. Remember to crawl low in smoke. Know the location of enclosed stairwells and building exits. If escape routes are clocked by heat or heavy smoke, seek an area of refuge or remain in your room with the door closed and opening sealed until help arrives.
  9. Clear building access for fire department response.
  10. Direct responding fire official to the fire scene.
  11. Account for all personnel.

REFERENCE MATERIALS