Presentation: Western Pacific Needs Assessment and Network (2022)

The Hawai‘i Wildfire Management Organization presented a new on-going project, the “Western Pacific Needs Assessment and Network” to the Pacific Fire Exchange program’s quarterly steering committee meeting in October, 2022.

September 2022 Resources Roundup

Waikōloa Village’s Hulu Holoholo awesome wildfire emergency preparedness event in June, news from the US Forest Service and Hawaiian Electric, highlights from our wildfire planning and grazing academy workshop, and so much more!

Wai’anae Dryland Forests on Fire (Video)

The native Hawaiian dryland forests of the Wai`anae Mountains are home to many unique species that are disappearing. Among the many threats facing dryland forests throughout the islands, the one that is perhaps most serious – and most preventable – is wildfire. (Produced by Outside Hawai’i, a program of Mālama Learning Center – 5 min)

August 2022 Resources Roundup

Waikōloa Village’s Hulu Holoholo awesome wildfire emergency preparedness event in June, news from the US Forest Service and Hawaiian Electric, highlights from our wildfire planning and grazing academy workshop, and so much more!

Weed Fire Risk Assessment for Hawai‘i: Database, Factsheet & Webinar

Methodology of weed fire risk assessments. University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s Kevin Faccenda and Curt Daehler developed a screening system focused on wildfire risk by asking land managers to assign a relative fire risk for…

July 2022 Resources Roundup

Check out our latest webinar, our PFX fact sheet on fuel breaks, Wildfire and Drought LOOKOUT! campaign info, and a new wildfire community spotlight on wildfire preparedness (called “Hometown Heros”).

Webinar: Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping: a decision-making tool for land stewardship and wildfire management

As Hawai‘i land managers know all too well, natural and cultural resource stewardship can be a daunting undertaking involving many stakeholders from different backgrounds taking into account complex social, cultural, and ecological considerations. In this webinar, UH Mānoa Masters student Rachael Cleveland demonstrates the utility of a decision support tool called Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping (FCM) which enables all stakeholders to create a “mental map” that can capture and compute the impacts of various decision-making scenarios on important resources. Land managers will learn how the FCM software works and its application to a wildfire group in Wai`anae, Hawai‘i whom she interviewed as part of her research.

The Rapid Flames of Guam (Video)

Learn about wildfire on Guam, the continuing threat it poses to people, native ecosystems, coral reefs and agriculture, and what you can do about it.

Webinar: When Climate Change and Invasive Species Intersect

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Who: University of Hawaiʻi’s Kevin Faccenda and Kelsey Brock will present “Identifying Fire-Promoting Invasive Plants & Their Potential to Impact Hawai‘i’s Natural & Cultural…

May 2022 Resources Roundup

Check out our homeowner and community protection resources from our friends and partners, as well as the latest news, research, reports and upcoming webinars.

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