Hurricane Lane Update-shelter list-22 August 2018

Accessed on 23 August 2018, 0004 UTC, Post #17484.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


Here’s the list of Red Cross Emergency Shelter open for evacuation from Hurricane Lane.  No mandatory evacuation are in effect as of this time.

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense hurricane update for Wednesday, August 22 at 1:30 in the afternoon.

Due to the potential effects of Hurricane Lane, four emergency shelters have been opened on the north and west side of Hawaii Island. These shelters are for your convenience, but there is NO mandatory evacuation at this time. The shelters are available if you need to relocate.

  1. Hookena Elementary School

86-4355 Mamalahoa Highway

Captain Cook, Hawaii  96704


  1. Kamehameha Park Hisaoka Gym

54-382 Kamehameha Park Road

Kapaau, HI 96755

*Pet Friendly


  1. Kealakehe High School

74-5000 Puohulihuli Street

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  96740

*Pet Friendly


  1. Waikoloa Elementary & Middle School

68-1730 Ho’oko Street

Waikoloa, Hawaii  96738


If you choose to relocate to a shelter, don’t forget to bring a 3-day supply of medications and pet food (if applicable). If you plan to stay overnight, please bring your personal blankets and pillows if possible. However, the shelter is open to everyone with or without these items.

Civil Defense is monitoring Hurricane Lane and will keep you informed of any changes that may affect your safety.

Again, there is NO mandatory evacuation at this time.

Thank you and have a safe day. This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Until next time,

Russell Roberts