Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency's New Administrator

Mar 23, 2018

Thomas Travis
Credit Hawaii Emergency Management Agency

January's false missile alert laid bare flaws in training, procedure, and leadership at the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency. Last week, a new Administrator was appointed to the agency after Major General Verne Miyagi resigned from the position in late-January. 

The Conversation's Catherine Cruz spoke with the newly appointed HI-EMA Administrator, retired Navy Captain Thomas Travis, about restoring public trust and his plans for the agency.