Launch of the 2017 Training Year!

The PITD welcomed 4 participants to Honolulu for Cohort #1 – 6-31 March this week. We are also anticipating the arrival of 5 trainees to our Guam location at the end of the month for Cohort #1 Guam – 27 March to 21 April. Hawaii Cohort #1: March 6 – 31, 2017 Clemencia Sioneholo – […]

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2017 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting – Day 1
2017 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.

The first day of #AMS2017 was a busy one. The day began with the presidential forum “Earth System Observations in Service to Society”. The overall theme of the meeting is the crucial role that observations of all kinds play in the global weather enterprise. That echoes what our participants hear in Pacific Desk training! The […]

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Kamehameha Schools Career Fair

On Friday January 13th, 2017, the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center (PBTRC) and the Pacific International Training Desk (PITD) hosted a booth at the Kamehameha schools career fair. The booth featured several fun and educational activities for the students. One activity required the students to identify various pacific islands and territories on a map. Another […]

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Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRiMO) 2016

Honolulu, HI March 14-17, 2016. The Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRiMO) annual conference is a leading venue for emergency, disaster risk reduction, and hazards professionals to share ideas, strategize, and collaborate on solutions that address the varied challenges facing Pacific Island communities working toward resilience goals. The theme of PRiMO 2016, “The Voyage to Resilience: […]

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Micronesia Managers Meeting 2016

The Micronesia Managers Meeting is an annual meeting of the US Weather Service Offices (WSO)  and Weather Forecast Offices in the Pacific Region for programmatic and budgetary review. The Pacific International Training Desk was invited to the Micronesia Managers Meeting 2016 to provide an update on the PITD in Guam and hear feedback from the […]

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PITD training in Guam officially starts!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Pacific International Training Desk Guam On-Site Training Program (Guam OSTP), on 25 January 2016 at the NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office Guam. The Guam OSTP will focus on training observers from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands […]

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Pacific RANET Meeting in Honolulu

Pacific Desk joined in on discussions with experts from around the Pacific Region to review the status RANET technologies and plan for a way forward. The meeting was hosted by the NOAA/NWS and supported by the University of Hawaii Telecommunications And Social Informatics Research Program / PEACESAT at UH Manoa campus.

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American Meteorological Society 96th Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016

This year the Pacific Desk attended the 96th Annual American Meteorlogical Society Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1919, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is the US’s premier scientific and professional organization promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic sciences. More than 13,000 members include scientists, researchers, educators, broadcast meteorologists, students, weather […]

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