Fire Research Institute Library

A not-for-profit organization with 80,000 citations for books, journal articles, videos, training manuals, dissertations, news reports, and other material on wildland fire. Moreover, the collection includes citations relevant to Hawaii and the Pacific. Contact the administrator, Jason Greenlee, for PDFs of non-copyrighted material

Fire Prediction in Hawaii

Slideshow presentation by Francis M. Fujioka (U.S. Forest Service - Pacific Southwest Research Station) on fire weather, danger, and behavior prediction in Hawaii. The presentation includes information on the history of the Hawaii fire danger rating, the current Hawaii Fire Danger Rating System, fire weather modeling, and fire behavior prediction for Hawaii.

Hawaii County Civil Defense

"The role of the Civil Defense Agency is to direct and coordinate the development and administration of the County’s total emergency preparedness and response program to ensure prompt and effective action when natural or man-caused disaster threatens or occurs anywhere in the County of Hawai‘i."

Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization

HWMO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization "dedicated to education, outreach and technical assistance, project implementation, and research focused on wildfire prevention, mitigation and post-fire recovery in Hawaii and the Pacific." Website includes resources for Citizens, Educators, First Responders, Decision Makers, Fire Scientists, and Resource Managers. HWMO also offers a wide-range of its own unique products that are useful for all of the groups mentioned above.

Honolulu Department of Emergency Management

"The department’s primary functions are to develop, prepare for and assist in the implementation of emergency management plans and programs that protect and promote the public’s health, safety and welfare—before, during and after an emergency or disaster."