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Entries by Mindy Pennybacker from 02/2010

Tsunami Prep, Hawaii: "Vertical Evacuation"

| Posted 02.27.2010 | Green

Why are visitors in Hawaii being told not to leave their hotels? It's simple: It's bad for tourism if Hawaii and its hotels appear unsafe or even uncomfortable in any way -- even in the face of a tsunami.

Coming next: Hawaii Tsunami Tourism

| Posted 02.27.2010 | Media

Of course we were happier to be safe than sorry here in Hawaii. But during the buildup to the anticlimax, steady disaster coverage had fed television ratings and cash registers at supermarkets.