Grants Management ProgramThe Homeland Security Program assist the State of Hawaii in obtaining the resources required to support the National Preparedness Goal associated mission areas and core capabilities.
The State Homeland Security Program supports the Implementation of Hawaii Homeland Security Strategy which addresses identified planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercise needs to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to and recover from natural and man-made catastrophic hazardous incidents / events.
The Homeland Security Program plays an important role in implementing Presidential Policy Directive 8 by supporting the development and sustainment of core capabilities. The core capabilities are essential for the execution of the five mission areas outlined in the national Preparedness Goal. The developments of the core capabilities are important for all jurisdictions and political entity requiring the combined efforts of the whole community.
A hazard identification and assessment using the core capabilities will be evaluated annually using the Threat Hazard Identification Risk Assessment and displayed in the State Preparedness Report.
More details related to the Homeland Security Grant Program or the Port Security Grant Program is available by contacting the Grants Management Office.