Following A Disaster: Emergency Preparedness Workshop

The Following a Disaster Emergency Preparedness Workshop is a FREE community-based training for adults, families (up to 4), or youth over 13 years old. Participants will learn about:

  • Preparing Your Home Learn about firewise landscaping and take home free plants
    presenters: Rosemary Gutierrez-Coarite, Jackie Jamison, and Hannah Lutgen
  • Emergency Planning Start an emergency kit that you can complete at home with supplies you receive at the workshop
    presenters: Heather Greenwood and Jennifer Hawkins
  • Hands-on Skills Learn and practice First Aid and putting out fires
    presenters: Tina Capcal and Nancy Ooki
  • Managing Stress Focus on ways to cope with the stress related to disasters
    presenters: Kyle Franks and Cynthia Reeves

Participants who complete the full 5 hour workshop will receive landscaping plants, emergency kit supplies, first aid and fire suppression tools, and self-care items.

Site Locations

Specific workshop sites and times are being finalized but SAVE the DATE for your community!

  • March 16, 2024 – Kihei
    Kihei Charter School | 8:00am – 1:00pm (New Info)
  • Date TBA – Hāna
  • July 27, 2024 – Moloka‘i
  • August 24, 2024 – Lāna‘i
  • September 14, 2024 – Central Maui
  • October 19, 2024 – Upcountry
  • November 2, 2024 – Lahaina

This training is meant to support the Maui County community. Please kōkua and limit registration to year-round residents only. Space is limited.

 

Register Here or contact drving@hawaii.edu or call 808-244-3242 ext. 225 for more information.

TRAINING WORKSHOPS MADE POSSIBLE BY:
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES (CTAHR)
US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE RAPID RESPONSE GRANT AWARD NO. 2024-67019-41641