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Hurricane Preparedness Week infographic: Strengthen Your Home

There's a lot you can do around your home to help protect it from hurricane winds. Take action now before hurricane season begins. Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to board up the windows and doors. Remember, the garage door is the most vulnerable part of the home, so it must be able to withstand high winds.

Thumbnail from YouTube video - Hurricane Preparedness Week - Strengthen Your HomeToday we speak with Dennis Hwang, University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, to talk about strengthening your home:

Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards - Part 4 covers "Protecting Property". Printed versions are available for free at libraries across the Hawaii State Public Library System.

Shelter-In-Place table - direct link to the table from the Homeowner's Handbook.

Emergency Preparedness Handbook from Hawaiian Electric.

To help residents prepare in advance of hurricane season, NWS Honolulu will share information on a different topic each day during Hurricane Preparedness Week: