Upcoming Events & Contests

Upcoming Events & Contests

Hawaii State Civil Defense will be participating in the following events/contests. Contact us at askcivildefense@scd.hawaii.gov

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April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawai‘i. This month was chosen to honor the victims and survivors of the April 1, 1946 Tsunami that originated from the Aleutian Islands.

Tsunami Awareness Month Events

April 1, 2015

Tsunami Awareness Month Kickoff

Lanikai Elementary, 8-9 a.m.

Tsunami awareness activities, including a hands-on demonstration, to take place at Lanikai Elementary School. Contact Shelly Kunishige, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency for more information, (808) 733-4300.


April 15, 2015

Tsunami Awareness Presentation (Hawaii Hazard Awareness and Resiliency Program)

Waianae District Park, 6:30 p.m.

Brian Shiro with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to present Tsunami Basics to interested community members. Contact John Cummings, City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management for more information, (808) 723-8960.


April 20-21, 2015

International Tsunami Symposium – 50th Anniversary of the Pacific Tsunami Warning & Mitigation System “Making the Pacific Ready for the Tsunami Threat”

NOAA Inouye Regional Center, Ford Island

Contact Brian Yanagi, International Tsunami Information Center for more information, (808) 725-6050.


April 22-24, 2015

Twenty-sixth Session of the UNESCO IOC Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System

Contact Laura Kong, International Tsunami Information Center for more information, (808) 725-6050.