Posts by Suzanne

Reporting Typhoon Haiyan: Dishing Up News a New Way

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Crisis & Risk Communication, Disaster Response, Social Media, Typhoon | 5 comments

Reporting Typhoon Haiyan: Dishing Up News a New Way

 After a major disaster, global news media outlets provide an important public service: they tell stories, report facts and share insightful perspectives. But we must remember, the news media is big business, and by it’s very nature, it sells by sensationalizing. Additionally, it often fails to ask core, critical questions that would help us, Joe Public, better understand and evaluate what is and isn’t working. The media’s response to Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda) that devastated the #Philippines this week is no exception. Today my colleague John...

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The Pink Paddle: A Gift of Hope

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Cancer, Community Wellness, Resilience | 13 comments

The Pink Paddle: A Gift of Hope

The gift of a new pink Hawaiian outrigger paddle offers a thank you for connecting a friend fighting cancer to the Maui community that supports his healing.

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Ocean Vodka: Celebrating Spirits, Sustainability and Love

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Agriculture, Maui, Sustainability | 5 comments

Ocean Vodka: Celebrating Spirits, Sustainability and Love

Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery's grand opening brought the Maui community together to celebrate sustainable agriculture, great spirits and local love.

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US Terrorism: Are We Ready?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Disaster Response, Emergency Management, Terrorism | 1 comment

US Terrorism: Are We Ready?

Reflections after the Boston Marathon terrorism bombings on the progress made by professionals in preparing for and responding to terrorism attacks in the US since the attacks of 9/11.

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Community Voices, Inspired to Dream

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Creativity, Innovation, Leadership | 0 comments

Community Voices, Inspired to Dream

TEDxMaui 2013 is about to kickstart innovation and creativity in the Maui community.

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