Makani Pahili Hawaii Department of Health Functional Exercise (FE) (2014)


This project involved the design, development, conduct, and evaluation of a functional exercise for the Hawaii Department of Health to test its hurricane and Continuity of Operations (COOP) response plans. This Functional Exercise (FE) was designed to allow players to assess the Departmental Operations Center (DOC) policies as they pertain to the coordination of public health tasks and activities. More specifically, the exercise allowed players to test the following public health preparedness capabilities:

  • Emergency Operations Coordination
  • Emergency Public Information and Warning
  • Information Sharing
  • Mass Care
  • “You guys were a great team to work with! It was a pleasure from planning stages through execution. Great work.”
  • “The Team was excellent. Very organized, well prepared, had relationships with emergency management and other agencies.”