Are Hawaii Residents Experiencing Disaster Fatigue?

Sep 14, 2018

Aircrews from the Oahu-based 25th Infantry Division assist Kauai County first responders during severe flooding in April.
Credit 25th Infantry Division / U.S. Army

It has been a stressful year for residents of Hawaii. We started with an erroneous incoming ballistic missile alert. Then Kilauea began erupting, followed closely by flooding on Kauai and Oahu. Next, there were wildfires on Hawaii Island and Maui. In the past month, there have been two major hurricane scares. Are Hawaii residents experiencing disaster fatigue?