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The event will focus on the skills and technology available for Search and Rescue, with specific applicability to the unique challenges to rescuing lost persons in the Hawaiian wilderness areas.The 2022 Hawaii Search and Rescue Conference (Hawaii SARCON) will host a broad range of activities and trainings for both professional rescuers and community members. Training will cover subject areas such as man tracking, sUAS use in SAR, dynamics of helicopter operations in SAR, basic and advanced rope work, lost person behavior, search management, K9 trailing and training for SAR, GIS software in search planning, drone mission planning and execution, patient packaging and transport and more. Lectures and speakers will include topics such as ‘Tales from the dead’ body forensics, resource management & mission planning, community lead search operations, lost person behavior, and problem prevention planning.