We were published in the USDA Forest Service Fire & Aviation Management's Fire Management Today journal in September 2014.
The article, written by HWMO's Elizabeth Pickett and University of Hawaii's Andrew Pierce, is titled Building a Spatial Database of Fire Occurrence in Hawaii. Ms. Pickett and Dr. Pierce describe the arduous multi-year process of collecting, compiling, mapping, and analyzing years of wildfire ignition records from various fire response agencies. The result: the creation of Hawaii's first ever comprehensive fire history database and maps.
It's worth a read!