Hawaii community leaders support peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific   

By |2023-10-19T16:27:12-10:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: DKI APCSS, news|Tags: , , |

The Foundation for APCSS held its biannual meeting on October 12. The meeting was attended by Gen. (ret.) David Bramlett, Gerald “Jerry” Sumida, Betty Brow, Connie Lau, Maj. Gen. (ret.) Darryll Wong, and DKI APCSS Deputy Director Dick Sears. For 28 years, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) has played a crucial role in promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. Since 2000, the Center has received generous support from Hawaii’s local community through the Foundation for the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.  A group of Hawaii’s business and community leaders created [...]

Incremental Community-Based Exit Strategies for Initiating and Removing Covid-19 Lockdowns

By |2020-04-01T14:42:31-10:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Faculty Articles, Canyon, Journal|Tags: , , |

“Incremental Community-Based Exit Strategies for Initiating and Removing Covid-19 Lockdowns” is the latest Security Nexus Perspective published by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Authored by Dr. Benjamin Ryan of Baylor University, Damon Coppola of Shoreline Risk LLC, and Dr. Deon Canyon of DKI APCSS, the paper discusses having community-based incremental approach to the easing of lockdowns, tailored to demographic and social stratifications of risk. Here is an excerpt from their paper: “ Social restrictions implemented during epidemics must strike a balance between cost and benefit. While disaster management is a discipline marked by uncertainty, and practitioners always [...]

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