by Eric Simmons, FEMA Region 9 My grandfather would say “use the right tool for the job” as we pulled many a coup in the workshop. The right tool rule can also refer to communications as using a flood map for purposes which it was never intended is fraught with risk. Similarly, using the right... Continue Reading →
Help us document the impacts of King Tides (the highest high tides of the year). Documenting King Tides can give us a snapshot of what our future shorelines may look like with rising sea levels. Visit the project website, www.PacificIslandsKingTides.org, for peak high tide times at locations across the Hawai'ian Islands on King Tide photo survey dates.
Jizella San Andres is a Professional Engineer with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is born and raised in the Philippines, and immigrated to the U.S. with her family in 2010. In the past year, she moved to Honolulu to work at the Hawai'i Department of Health.... Continue Reading →