fire safety

U.S Pacific Command

Firefighter Stories from Marco Polo; UH Sexual Assault Survey; FISA Renewal; HTY Production of Red Balloon

Closing the Door Could Save Your Life

Jan 10, 2018
Wikimedia Commons

One of the most effective fire safety techniques is also one of the most simple: closing your bedroom door.

Wikimedia Commons

Close The Door Campaign; North Kona Water Shortage; Growing Up Transgender

Town Square: Condo Fire Codes

Jul 20, 2017
Wayne Yoshioka

  In the wake of the 2017 Marco Polo condo fire, it has come to the public's attention that many of Honolulu's high rise residential buildings do not have sprinkler systems. Fire officials said that had there been a sprinkler system in place, the Marco Polo fire would have been doused in a matter of minutes. Today on Town Square we’ll look more closely at the fire code, the sales implications for condos without sprinklers and how high rise residences without sprinklers might get them.