READY2REACT – Emergency Preparedness Event held at Pearlridge Center

Jul 30, 2015 | PC Community

The READY2REACT – Emergency Preparedness Event was held at Pearlridge Center's Uptown & Downtown Courts in Aiea on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

The community received a great opportunity to learn, prepare, and get tips with regard to emergency preparedness from city, state, federal government, local utilities, businesses, and non-profit organizations

READY2REACT attendees also got the chance to climb on board City, State, and Federal Emergency Response Vehicles that were on display in the Toys R Us parking lot at Pearlridge Center.

The event was presented by the Honolulu Department of Emergency Management and Federal and State Emergency Management Agencies and the following area Hawaii State Legislators and Honolulu City Councilmembers:

Senator Breene Harimoto

Senator Donna Mercado Kim

Senator Clarence Nishihara

Representative Aaron Johanson

Representative Sam Kong

Representative Gregg Takayama

Representative Roy Takumi

Councilmember Brandon Elefante

Councilmember Carol Fukunaga

Photo by Barry Villamil |

Girl Scout Troop 194 from Ewa Beach volunteered their time on Saturday to pass

out READY2REACT – Emergency Preparedness information in the American Red Cross booth.

Photo by Barry Villamil |

Joy who serves as the Ambassador for the Hawaii Humane Society, received 

"Star" status at the READY2REACT – Emergency Preparedness Event.