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New Partners Join Collaborative Effort to Explore Methods to Improve Energy Efficiency and Grid Operations Honolulu, Hawaii - The State of Hawaii, Department of Defense (State DOD) has announced that new partners have joined in the collaborative effort to study energy efficiency and grid operations in Hawaii. Asia-Pacific Institute for Resilience & Sustainability (AIRS), Hawai`i Pacific University, Swansea University's Network Science Research Center (NSRC), Synerscope, Furciferi Versuti, and Sensemaking-PACOM Fellowship have joined in with the State of Hawaii's Governor's Office, State DOD (Office of Homeland Security), Hawaiian Electric, Mehta Tech Inc, IBM i2, IBM Center for Resiliency and Sustainability, Pacific Disaster Center (managed by the University of Hawaii), and U.S. Pacific Command to study the potential enhancement of the security, reliability, and dependability of the electric grid on Oahu and ways to apply analytics to better predict potential risks and issues, such as natural disasters.

National Guard lava response.

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in Main

National Guard Soldiers and Airmen on State Active Duty are welcomed to training for task force response, the Hawaii National Guard domestic operations assistance to the Puna District of Hawaii Island. The Hawaii National Guard was asked to support civil authorities and will conduct security operations.  Yesterday, Governor Abercrombie conducted an aerial assessment of the Puna Lava flow ...
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Honolulu Harbor is the life blood for the majority of Hawaii’s goods and if that goes down, the state is ready. On Monday, the state, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy blessed a new mobile crane at Pearl Harbor that will assist with cargo off-loading in the event a natural disaster renders Honolulu Harbor inoperable. ...
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  For Immediate Release          Oct. 7, 2014 #2014-0018               Hawaii Air National Guard Tankers Return from Deployment Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam —Two Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) KC-135 Stratotankers and airmen who had deployed to the U.S. Central Command’s (CENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR) returned ...
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