Department Directors’ Resources

This guide is meant to provide you as a state of Hawai`i Department Director or member of Executive Agency leadership with the necessary information to quickly and efficiently respond when an emergency or incident requires both the support of your agency, or when an agency needs support to carry out its roles and responsibilities. Click on photo to download guide as whole document.

State Agency Director Role in Emergency Management

Section 1: Response Resources (Overview)
Director’s Emergency Checklist
County, State, Federal Response Overview Diagram
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Contact Sheet and Directions
State Agency Requirements for Reporting Incidents to State Warning Point (SWP)
Notification of State Emergency Operations Center Activation
Information Sharing and Resource Requests During State EOC Activations
State Emergency Support Function (SESF) Overview Sheets
Hawai`i State Agency SESF Assignments
State Line of Succession

Section 2: Department Preparedness and Mitigation Resources (Overview)
Readiness Resources and Links
Department Readiness Checklist
State Plans and Agency Planning Requirements
Training and Exercise Program Overview and Requirements
State Emergency Response Team Member Selection and Roles

Section 3: References
About Emergency Management
Overview of Hawai`i Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 127A
Hawai`i Hazards
Administrative Directive 15-01
Sample Emergency Proclamation
FEMA Program Fact Sheets: Public Assistance and Individual Assistance
DHRD Policy: Disaster Relief Leave
DHRD Disaster Response Manual for Managers