HI-EMA MEDIA ADVISORY: Press conference

Posted on Oct 27, 2015 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

2015 Senior Leader Hawaii Catastrophic Hurricane Plan/Annex

Tabletop Exercise (TTX)

Thursday, October 29 – 12:30 p.m.

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, Queen Liliuokalani Ballroom (3rd floor)

2500 Kuhio Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815

Valet parking will be validated


  • Governor David Y. Ige
  • Robert J. Fenton, Jr., Administrator, FEMA Region IX
  • Major General Arthur J. Logan, Director of Emergency Management
  • Vern T. Miyagi, Administrator of Emergency Management


Following the leadership exercise, media are invited to a press conference where Governor Ige will lead a discussion that will focus on the importance of emergency planning, preparedness and resilience in Hawaii. Media interested in attending should RSVP to Anna Koethe (808-620-5422, akoethe@scd.hawaii.gov) by Wednesday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m.

HONOLULU — (October 27, 2015) — On Thursday, leaders across the state will gather to participate in the 2015 Senior Leader Hurricane Plan/Annex Tabletop Exercise (TTX), which will serve to validate the new Hawaii Catastrophic Hurricane Plan that was signed by Governor Ige earlier this year.

The executive level exercise is designed to explore Hawaii’s risks and challenges before, during and after a catastrophic event. Discussion will center on the senior leader decision-making process and identify information necessary for senior leadership to maintain situational awareness following a catastrophic hurricane.

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Media Contact:

Galen Yoshimoto
Anna Koethe
Public Information Officer
Public Relations Officer
808-733-4300 or 808-620-5408
808-733-4300 or 808-620-5422