Malama Ia Lahui Safety & Security Conference

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You have been invited to this conference because you are a protector of the people. 

We hope you enjoy and grow from this conference as we discuss matters that will aid you in your journey to excellence. 

In the following pages you will find information about the presenters and guest speakers, Conference Itinerary and other important information.

We are grateful to have your company in this conference and trust you will enjoy your time in our campus. 

BYU-H Security and the Mālama Ia Lāhui Conference committee.BYU-H Security and theMālama Ia Lāhui Conference committee.


Important Numbers

BYU-H SECURITY 808-675-3503 Main Line
MARRIOT Courtyard 808-293-4583 Charlotte “Lote” Afu - Sales Manager
Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) 808-293-3333,  800-367-7060 Reservations & Customer service
Event Coordination 808-797-4778,  808-778-9795 Rafael Ramos,  Earl Morris
Kahuku Hospital 808-432-3900 Main Line


Brigham Young University-Hawaii Campus Map

Campus Map - Security

 55-220 Kulanui St, Laie, HI 96762


 Local Maps

Airport to Laie
Airport to Laie

Laie, Kahuku & Haulula


  • Kahuku Medical Center
  • Kahuku Golf Course
  • Climbworks - Zipline
  • Tita's Grill
  • Shrimp Trucks
  • Kahuku Superette
  • Ono Yo - Frozen Yogurt
  • Kahuku Grill
  • Fiji Market
  • Others


  • Foodland
  • Seven Brothers
  • Subway
  • Pizza Hut
  • Angel's Ice Cream
  • L&L Hawaiian Barbeque
  • Laie Chop Suey
  • Laie Palms Theater
  • Aloha Gas Station
  • Polynesian Cultural Center


  • Tamura's Market
  • Longs Drugs
  • North Shore Tacos
  • Papa Ole's
  • Korean Barbeque
  • Domino's Pizza
  • Fruit Stands (Various)



Event Calendar






•7:00 - 8:00 AM Guest Registration

     Event Registration and light refreshments at Hebert J. Grant Building

•8:00 - 8:10 EVENT OPENING  

     Chief Earl R. Morris

     President John L. Tanner 

     Greeting by the BYU-Hawaii Tongan Student Chapter

•8:10 - 9:05 Title IX

     (Sarah Campbell J.D.)(BYU) This session will focus on Title IX. The presenters will aid attendees to understand the law, it components as well as recent changes that may affect institutions and their responsibilities.

•9:05 - 9:50 Clery Reports

     (University Title IX Council)(BYU)(Sarah Campbell J.D.) This session will focus on the Clery Act and Clery Report. The presenters will aid attendees to understand the implications of this act, and how to better report crime committed in their campuses to the federal government, and the public.

•10:00 - 11:00 Threat and Risk Management

     (Chief John Ojeisekhoba)(Biola University) The presenter will address key points that must be taken in count when performing a building security assessment.

•11:00 - 12:00 Substance Abuse and M.A.D.D  

     (Cora Speck)(M.A.D.D.) A review of the Mothers against Drunk Driving Organization. Their programs and how educational institutions may be able to partner with them to help fight substance abuse in their own communities.

•12:00 - 01:00 LUNCH Break

•01:00 –  3:00 Bomb Recognition

     (Brian Wood)(LDS- Church Security) a quick guide for officers, “What to do when dealing with bombs and bomb threats”.

•03:00 –  4:00 Crime Prevention and Community Policing 

     (Sarah Rice)(UH- Manoa) Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime.  This presentation includes a basic overview of what strategies have worked (and not worked) at UH Manoa, ideas for setting up your own Community Policing Unit, and some of the unique challenges we face implementing community policing on a college campus.

•6:00 - 9:00  OPENING  SOCIAL

     Meet at Heber J. Grant Building for a night of entertainment and networking. Refreshments 




•8:00 - 9:00 Cyber-Crime and Investigation Techniques

     (Special Agent Ariel Miller)(FBI)This session will teach about some of the current cyber threats educational institutions face, the presenter will explain current cases and possible ways to protect your institutions.

•9:00 - 9:50 Red Flags and Threat Assessment

     (Melissa Villalon) Dr. Villalon will  present on  the subjects of:

•Recognizing Red Flags 

•Role of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

•Role of Perceived Loss

•Threat Assessment and Management as an Investigative and Diversionary Process

•Role of Every Employee as part of the Early Warning Network

•10:00 - 11:00 Risk Mitigation and Risk Management

     (Dave Petersen)(BYU) Best practices that can help you and your institution get away from Risk mitigation. 

•12:00 - 01:00 LUNCH Break

•01:00 - 3:00 Active shooters- Seattle Pacific University

     (Cheryl Michaels) (SPU) This session will focus on the Seattle Pacific University case of active shooter on June 5, 2014.

•3:00 - 4:00 Technology Advances and your Campus

     (Steve Goodman) (BYU- Provo) Steve has extensive experience with technology and law enforcement, he will present on the importance on a good technological infrastructure as well as some good ideas on how to bring your department up to date with technology.




•8:00 - 9:00 Terrorism

     (S.A. Earl Asato)(FBI)(S.A. David Ikeda (FBI)  TBA

•9:00 - 9:50 Hawaii DOE School Safety and Security Programs

     (Mark Behrens)(Hawaii DOE) An overview of Hawaii’s DOE and the programs and initiatives for the safety and Security of our schools.

•10:00 - 11:00 Threat Recognition 

     (S.A. Tia Hoffer)(FBI) TBA

•11:00 - 12:00 Emergency Management and Practical Applications 

     (Jeffrey L. Graviet )(USU) and (Dale Brophy) (USU) Presenters will discuss gaining executive support for emergency management programs unique to a university. Chief Brophy will discuss the practical application of NIMS and how to develop he has developed a Situational, Triage and Assessment Team (STAT) to address crisis management. Mr. Graviet will discuss the practical application of STAT, university preparedness and campus alert and to tools necessary for a 24/7, operationally ready emergency management program. 

•12:00 - 01:00 LUNCH Break

•01:00 - 02:00 Legitimate Risks 

     (S.A. Arnold Laanui)(FBI) The three dimensions of risk assessment, the role of probabilities in risk modeling and how to apply a risk model so as to better identify top threats to digital data.

•02:00 - 4:00 Active shooters- Aurora, CO

(Commander Michael Dailey) (Aurora , CO. PD) Commander Michael Dailey was a first responder to the July 20, 2012, mass shooting that occurred inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, during a midnight screening of the film The Dark Knight. He will use this experience to show attendees how they can prepare for emergency situations like an active shooter.

•4:00 – 5:00  EVENT CLOSING

     Earl R. Morris

     Greeting by the BYU-Hawaii Samoan Student Chapter


THURSDAY, MARCH 3rd.  PCC Cultural awareness day


Polynesian Cultural Center

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