ARE WE READY? Read this Civil Beat Honolulu, Special Report, ARE WE READY?, a seven chapter series. Experts agree it’s only a matter of time until Oahu gets hit by a hurricane or tsunami. We examine the island’s vulnerabilities and what steps are being taken to make it more resilient.
What Would Happen if a Category 4 Hurricane Hit Oahu? (Article in Honolulu Magazine, 2014)
Once you have read these articles, consider the following:
- Mililani has ‘No’ Disaster Preparedness Plan
- ‘You’ are on your own
- Expect anywhere from 1-4 weeks (or more, Category strength dependent), until help arrives.
- Mililani will be isolated from each other due to expected debris on the roads. Transportation may be impossible, difficult at best.
- Civil Disorder-Looting and acts of violence can be expected if no perceived plan is in place.