Our next meeting:

Tuesday, January 20th 2015

JJ’s Bistro

3447 Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki (between 9th and 10th Avenues)

Social/dinner hour from 6 pm: talk starts 7 pm

Everybody welcome: no admission charge

Note that JJs is BYOB, but Tamura’s liquor store is right across the street.


Dr Rhett Butler

Director, Hawaii Institute for Geophysics and Planetology

After the 2011 Tohoku event -
rethinking the Tsunami threat to Hawaii



Rhett Butler obtained his degrees from MIT and Caltech. He served as the Program Manager for the Global Seismographic Network (GSN) from its inception in 1986 through 2010. He has set up seismic facilities as far away as Greenland and the South Pole, but is currently focusing his attention on threats posed to Hawaii from major earthquakes in the Aleutian Islands.