Video by Kent Nishimura/The Honolulu Advertiser
An annual exercise that simulates a killer hurricane hitting O'ahu has drawn unprecedented help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week as FEMA continues to deal with the fallout from Hurricane Katrina.
State civil defense officials have been running their "Makani Pahili" exercise for 16 years. This year, it simulates a Category 4 hurricane killing 130 people and injuring 2,000 more in just the first chaotic 48 hours after the hurricane makes landfall on O'ahu.
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