|About||This is the official facebook page for the Department of Emergency Management. NOTE: Account not monitored constantly. If you have an emergency call 9-1-1|
|Mission||The department’s primary functions are to develop, prepare for and assist in the implementation of emergency management plans and programs that protect and promote the public’s health, safety and welfare—before, during and after an emergency or disaster.|
Welcome to the Department of Emergency Managements (DEM) Official page on Facebook! The purpose of this site is to present matters of public interest concerning
Department’s programs, activities, news stories, and photos. We welcome your comments, however, please note this is a moderated online discussion site and not a public forum.
If you need an official source for information about DEM please visit our website at www.oahuDEM.org.
Comments made by the public to our page will be reviewed, and while comments will not be edited by our personnel, the Department reserves the right to remove comments that include:
• Comments unrelated to the purpose and topical scope of the page. This page is not meant
for comments that do not directly relate to the purpose or topical scope of the page.
• Child pornography
• Incitement to imminent lawless action
• Speech presenting a grave and imminent threat
• Fighting words
• True threats
• Defamation (libel/slander)
• Solicitations to commit, or speech integral to, criminal conduct
• Copyrighted material (if posted without the copyright holder’s consent))
The Department may take steps to have a comment removed if it falls within one of the
Also, please keep in mind that this an internet page on facebook.com. Facebook, Inc. owns and operates facebook.com. It has its own policies and standards concerning what may, and may not, be posted and the actions that it may take with regard to unauthorized posts. See “Facebook Community Standards” at www.facebook.com/communitystandards/.
The Department may also take steps to remove “robo spam” and/or comments by “social bots” (i.e., content posted by automatic software programs, or “bots”) if necessary to ensure access for the general public.
Furthermore, while we encourage debate and discussion, we respectfully request that
commenters be mindful that this site is open to the public and that commenters be courteous and civil toward one another.