Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018

Request to:
Department of Defense - State
Law used:
State of Hawaii UIPA
Status of this request:
Request asleep
Summary of Request
1. A list of everyone, including the State of Hawaii Civil Defense Emergency Management Agency employees who worked on the Governor's "Expert Task Force" related to securing Puna Geothermal Venture's wells during May 2018. 2. A copy of the complete "After Action" report of the Governor's Expert Task Force, with attachments, including all scribe notes during May 2018 from Thomas Travis and any other State of Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employees and any other person who worked on the Governor's task force. 3. I need a copy of all correspondences, emails, texts, reports, letters, analysis, research, between the State of Hawaii Civil Defense and/or Emergency task force members and/or Hawaii Volcano Observatory, and/or the USGS and/or University of Hawaii Geothermal Program regarding "quenching" or "cooling the resource" or otherwise injecting liquids into an erupting volcano from May 9 - 27, 2020. 4. Produce a log of all injections made by PGV beginning on May 9, 2018 until May 27, 2018, including all amounts of water, salt water, chemicals, bentonite or other clays, etc. used in each well to cool or quench that well during the eruption. 5. Copies of all invoices incurred by the State of Hawaii for shipping items related to the emergency securing of the wells at Puna Geothermal Venture, including but not limited to: Quench Pumps, Cement, Clays, Chemicals, and Metal Plugs and Fittings during May 2018. 6. Copies of all State of Hawaii Emergency Management communications, correspondences, emails, texts, reports, letters, analysis and research with Hawaii Volcano Observatory and/or Puna Geothermal Venture and/or Charlene Wardlow mentioning "phreatomagmatic" eruptions and explosions for the month of May, 2018.

Messages in this request

From Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa)
Subject Records Request for Department of Defense - State: Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018 [#761]
Date July 7, 2022, 7:53 a.m.
To Department of Defense - State
Status Awaiting response
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Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address.
1. A list of everyone, including the State of Hawaii Civil Defense Emergency Management Agency employees who worked on the Governor's "Expert Task Force" related to securing Puna Geothermal Venture's wells during May 2018. 2. A copy of the complete "After Action" report of the Governor's Expert Task Force, with attachments, including all scribe notes during May 2018 from Thomas Travis and any other State of Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employees and any other person who worked on the Governor's task force. 3. I need a copy of all correspondences, emails, texts, reports, letters, analysis, research, between the State of Hawaii Civil Defense and/or Emergency task force members and/or Hawaii Volcano Observatory, and/or the USGS and/or University of Hawaii Geothermal Program regarding "quenching" or "cooling the resource" or otherwise injecting liquids into an erupting volcano from May 9 - 27, 2020. 4. Produce a log of all injections made by PGV beginning on May 9, 2018 until May 27, 2018, including all amounts of water, salt water, chemicals, bentonite or other clays, etc. used in each well to cool or quench that well during the eruption. 5. Copies of all invoices incurred by the State of Hawaii for shipping items related to the emergency securing of the wells at Puna Geothermal Venture, including but not limited to: Quench Pumps, Cement, Clays, Chemicals, and Metal Plugs and Fittings during May 2018. 6. Copies of all State of Hawaii Emergency Management communications, correspondences, emails, texts, reports, letters, analysis and research with Hawaii Volcano Observatory and/or Puna Geothermal Venture and/or Charlene Wardlow mentioning "phreatomagmatic" eruptions and explosions for the month of May, 2018.
[... Show complete request text] Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa)
  1. 2 years agoJuly 7, 2022, 7:53 a.m.: Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa) sent a message to Department of Defense - State.
From Hickman, Jeffrey D – Department of Defense - State
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Defense - State: Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018 [#761]
Date July 7, 2022, 10:26 a.m.
Status Awaiting response

Aloha Sara, Your request has been received. You will be contacted by someone from HI-EMA or DoH about the next steps we are taking. Mahalo, Jeff MAJ (RET) Jeff Hickman Director, Public Affairs State of HI, Dept of Defense Email: <<email address>> Office: 808-441-7000 Cell: 808-779-8008
-----Original Message----- From: Sara Steiner < <name and email address> > Sent: Thursday, July 7, 2022 7:54 AM To: DOD PAO All < <name and email address> > Subject: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Defense - State: Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018 [#761] Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address. 1. A list of everyone, including the State of Hawaii Civil Defense Emergency Management Agency employees who worked on the Governor's "Expert Task Force" related to securing Puna Geothermal Venture's wells during May 2018. 2. A copy of the complete "After Action" report of the Governor's Expert Task Force, with attachments, including all scribe notes during May 2018 from Thomas Travis and any other State of Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employees and any other person who worked on the Governor's task force. 3. I need a copy of all correspondences, emails, texts, reports, letters, analysis, research, between the State of Hawaii Civil Defense and/or Emergency task force members and/or Hawaii Volcano Observatory, and/or the USGS and/or University of Hawaii Geothermal Program regarding "quenching" or "cooling the resource" or otherwise injecting liquids into an erupting volcano from May 9 - 27, 2020. 4. Produce a log of all injections made by PGV beginning on May 9, 2018 until May 27, 2018, including all amounts of water, salt water, chemicals, bentonite or other clays, etc. used in each well to cool or quench that well during the eruption. 5. Copies of all invoices incurred by the State of Hawaii for shipping items related to the emergency securing of the wells at Puna Geothermal Venture, including but not limited to: Quench Pumps, Cement, Clays, Chemicals, and Metal Plugs and Fittings during May 2018. 6. Copies of all State of Hawaii Emergency Management communications, correspondences, emails, texts, reports, letters, analysis and research with Hawaii Volcano Observatory and/or Puna Geothermal Venture and/or Charlene Wardlow mentioning "phreatomagmatic" eruptions and explosions for the month of May, 2018. Mahalo, Sara Steiner Laulima Pahoa
  1. 2 years agoJuly 7, 2022, 10:26 a.m.: Received an email from Department of Defense - State.
From Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa)
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Defense - State: Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018 [#761]
Date July 7, 2022, 11:05 a.m.
To Department of Defense - State

Dear Sir, I appreciate your response. I want all contact to be written and through my email at <<e mail address>> ... Sincerely yours Sara Steiner
  1. 2 years agoJuly 7, 2022, 11:05 a.m.: Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa) sent a message to Department of Defense - State.
  2. 1 year, 12 months agoJuly 24, 2022, midnight: This request became overdue
From Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa)
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Defense - State: Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018 [#761]
Date Aug. 7, 2022, 6:31 a.m.
To Department of Defense - State

Aloha, My UIPA request "Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018" (07/07/2022) was not answered in the time defined by HAR 2-71-13. Please update me on the status of my request as soon as possible. Mahalo,
  1. 1 year, 11 months agoAug. 7, 2022, 6:32 a.m.: Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa) sent a message to Department of Defense - State.
From Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa)
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Defense - State: Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018 [#761]
Date Sept. 13, 2022, 8:25 a.m.
To Department of Defense - State

Aloha, My UIPA request "Governor's Emergency Task Force to Secure Puna Geothermal Wells in May 2018" (07/07/2022) was not answered in the time defined by HAR 2-71-13. Please update me on the status of my request as soon as possible. Mahalo,
  1. 1 year, 10 months agoSept. 13, 2022, 8:25 a.m.: Sara Steiner (Laulima Pahoa) sent a message to Department of Defense - State.