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Best Practices in Emergency Management


It has been just over a month since the State of Hawaii erroneously issued an incoming missile alert. A report from Deputy Adjutant General Kenneth Hara about how to move forward is forthcoming. So today we assembled a panel of experts to address Hawaii’s disaster readiness. What did the January 13 missile alert teach us? What changes need to be made?


Toby Clairmont, Former Executive Officer of the Emergency Management Agency

Joe LaFleur, GP Strategies Corporate Crisis Program

Karl Kim, National Disaster Preparedness Center

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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at
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