Theories, History, Preparedness, Stress and Isolation
Stories of How we Cope With Chaos: Tongan children shipwrecked for one year, in healthy condition. Real Lord of the Flies story completely different from the Lord of the Flies book. Veneer Theory: assumes that human morality and kindness is just a thin veneer over an otherwise nasty human nature. Civilization and human nature is selfish in nature. Crisis bring out the best in people. When there is a natural disaster, there is an "explosion" of autuism. Instinct to help "Reverse Dominance Theory" Rutger Bregman; leaders are humble so that the majority group work together to survive(collective culture). "Survival of the friendliest".
History, Preparedness, Stress and Isolation
Debunking the fictional story, Lord of the Flies, portraying dark depths of mankind. Shipwrecked resourceful boys worked in teams of two on dedicated tasks(gardening, kitchen, guard duty) and sometimes quarrelled but imposing time-out to resolve issues. This story shows how strong people can be when we can lean on each other.
Cinema remake of the Real Lord of the Flies
Demographics, Housing Security
Hawaiʻi Renters Study 2013. Report of housing needs for Native Hawaiians and Non-Hawaiian on economy, homelessness, and shortage of affordable housing in HI. OHA conducted a survey of Hawaiʻi renters who were recieving assistance or on the wait list. Findings: Section 8(Housing Vouchers) vouchers enhanced housing security, disparities in Section 8 Wait List times were apparent(70% NH on the waitlist for 3+ yrs), relative value of Section 8 assistance varied in county, dissimilarity in housing needs btwn NH and non-Hawaiians linked to different household sizes and compositions, comparison of key housing characteristics by the nine most preferred districts to live cerifies that housing needs differ btwn NH and non-Hawaiians. Policy considerations for low-income NH housing require unique, flexibe solutions (size, location, needs).
Demographics, History, Preparedness, School Job Child, Stress and Isolation
What We Can Learn From Hawaii’s Past Pandemics- Hawaiʻi's history of dealing with foregin diseases made the Hawaiian monarchy ahead of its time when addressing health issues. Learning from Liliʻuokalani ceasing interisland travel, prohibiting new ships from coming in, new passengers to isolate immediately to protect Hawaiian people. Having too many new cases of diseases and not enough healers caused a lot of loss and despair among NH. Long months of quarantine viewed as successful because other islands did not affected. Liliʻuokalani going with her gut for the love of her people and home, willing to sacrafice for protection of others. Understanding current pandemic and itʻs restrictions through historical context is important to implement in youths.
Viewing tables, graphs, and figures of HI visitor statistics. Broken down by month, year, island, countries, events
Travel and Natural Disasters- Tips for travelers to prepare and protect themselves in an event of a natural disaster. Prepare to be informed, make a plan, create a kit. Following instructions to local emergency guidance from health authorities, being aware of surroundings. Understand the risks, consuming food and water safely, seek medical care, and be cautious when cleaning up.
What You Should Do If a Natural Disaster Happens While You're Traveling- Enroll in State Department Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to prepare travel and security updates about the visiting destination. Prepare to purchase travel insurance, pack withh a worst-case secenario in mind(first aid kit, travel documents). Keeping calm during the disaster is essential for yourself and those around you. After a disaster, informing those at home your current status, contacting local embassy for emergent cases.
Disaster tourism is when people travel to locations when there is a natural or man-made disaster is or has occurred(volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, fires, avalanche, hurricances). Disaster tourism can raise awareness of the events, help local economy, educate, aid relief regarding the event. However, this practice can exploit those affected and the destination, consume reserved resources.