PITD visits NOAA’s Gulfsteam G-IV in American Samoa
Pacific Risk Management Ohana – PRIMO Celebrates 20 Years!
PITD Associate Director Ms. H. Gingerlei Porter (2nd from left) and ET NWS WSO Pago Pago, Mr. Marcus Langkilde (right end) with crew of NOAA’s Gulfsteam G-IV, nicknamed #Gonzo (#NOAA49) including Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington and Capt. Kristie Twining (4th and 5th from left). Pago Pago, American Samoa (March 24, 2019) – Associate Director of […]
Deputy Administrator of FEMA Visits UHM
April 10, 2023 – Honolulu, HI – The PITD joined over 300+ people April 3-6, 2023 at the Honolulu Convention Center to celebrate 20 years of the Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana – PRiMO. This year’s theme is Equity and Resilience in a Changing World. The threats of climate change and COVID-19 have heightened the significance […]
Six complete OSTP Level 2 (Cohort #1 2023)
March 21 – 23, 2023 – Honolulu, HI. – Victoria Salinas, Deputy Administrator of FEMA attended the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) semi-annual meeting, hosted by the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center and had a chance to visit the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus to listen to presentations by planning students, Kevin White (Wildfire), […]
Pacific Article 6 Working Group Meeting in Honolulu, HI
February 24, 2023 – Honolulu, HI. 2023 Cohort #1 from PNG National Weather Service and Solomon Islands Meteorological Service upon the completion of Level 2: Intermediate Tropical Meteorology, Weather Analysis, Forecasting and Communication. Training session was hosted from January 30, 2023 to February 24, 2023 at the WFO Honolulu. MR. HORIS, Wartovo Wilson Junior Papua […]
2nd Regional Training on Emergency Manager’s Weather Information Network support and maintenance
Honolulu, HI (August 26, 2022) In preparation for the COP-27 in Egypt November 6-18, 2022, the Pacific Article 6 Working Group (PA6WG) championed by the Republic of Palau met in Honolulu, HI August 24-26, 2022 at the Imin International Conference Center. Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Palau to the United Nations, Hon. Ilana Seid opened […]
Launch of the 2017 Training Year!
Nadi, Fiji – The Pacific RANET Working Group in collaboration with the Fiji Meteorological Service (FMS) has undertaken the 2nd Regional Training on the installation and maintenance of High Rate Information Transmission (HRIT) / Emergency Manager’s Weather Information Network (EMWIN) systems scheduled for January 7-11, 2019 at the FMS headquarters in Namaka, Nadi. The training […]
2017 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting – Day 1
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 – […]
PITD Guam Instructor presents research at University of Hawaii Seminar
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 […]
Kamehameha Schools Career Fair
PITD Guam Instructor David Hitzl presented his recent research at a University of Hawaii seminar on December 7th, 2016. Mr. Hitzl is currently researching mesoscale weather phenomena related to seasonal changes in airflow around the Hawaiian coastal waters using the WRF high-resolution numerical model. Links to video of the seminar are attached below.
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 […]