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Our Mission: Resolutely safeguard the people of Hawai‘i, our community values, and our homeland.
Our Purpose: Protect and secure the State of Hawai‘i; provide for its safety against threats.
Unity: Harmonize efforts for the benefit of all who live in, serve, and visit Hawai‘i.
Honor: Demonstrate honesty, integrity, fairness, and credibility in everyday actions.
Vigilance: Always aware, alert, and prepared to face new challenges and threats.
Resilience: Withstand, recover, and overcome challenges to our security.
A Hawai‘i that is safeguarded against threats to security, stability, and resiliency.
OHS has multiple avenues for community involvement, engagement, and learning. Community members across all islands are a vital component to identifying and preventing terrorism within the state of Hawai‘i. Use the buttons below to learn more.
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As the conflict in the Middle East continues, the state’s Office of Homeland Security is working diligently to ensure that Hawai‘i’s faith-based communities and organizations have access to resources to support safety measures. See the following release from the U.S….Read More DHS Releases Physical Security Performance Goals for Faith-Based Communities
“Government has battle-tested playbooks for dealing with hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. As cyber emergencies become both more common and more devastating, what can cyber responders learn from physical emergency response?” GovTech is exploring the ways in which government agencies are…Read More From GovTech: What Cyber Response Can Learn from Traditional Disasters
CISA has released The Mitigation Guide: Healthcare and Public Health Sector. The guide is an addition to the HPH Cyber Risk Summary, published July of 2023. The guide provides a defensive mitigation strategy recommendations and best practices to combat pervasive…Read More CISA Releases The Mitigation Guide: Healthcare and Public Health Sector
To address the evolving threat of cyber-attacks across our nation’s critical infrastructure sectors, CISA has announced a pilot program designed to deliver cybersecurity shared services regularly to essential infrastructure entities in most need. The pilot program will identify entities interested…Read More CISA Announces Pilot Program to Expand Scalable Cybersecurity Services to Protect Broader Infrastructure Community
DHS, CISA, and FEMA launched the new “Shields Ready” campaign to encourage critical infrastructure to focus on strengthening resilience. This campaign follows CISA’s “Shields Up” campaign that encouraged critical infrastructure stakeholders to reduce risks in response to specific threat intelligence….Read More DHS Announces New Shields Ready Campaign to Promote Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience
CISA and the Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have released Business Continuity in a Box to assist organizations with securely standing up critical business functions during or following a cyber incident. The ACSC developed this in collaboration…Read More CISA and the Australian Cyber Security Centre Releases Business Continuity in a Box