Every wildfire incident is part of a larger pattern of wildfire occurrence and is an opportunity to gain experience and insight for wildfire management. View the 2017 Wildfire Summary for Hawaii.Read More
The current (2015-2016), strong El Niño is forecast to bring dry conditions to our region this winter and spring. This PFX fact sheet illustrates how droughts under prior El Niños have resulted in extensive fires across the region. This indicates the current forecast is an opportunity to plan and increase preparedness for conditions of higher fire danger.