Four emergency shelters now open on Hawaii Island

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

2. Kamehameha Park Hisaoka Gym

54-382 Kamehameha Park Road

Kapaau, HI 96755

*Pet Friendly

3. Kealakehe High School

74-5000 Puohulihuli Street

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  96740

*Pet Friendly

4. Waikoloa Elementary & Middle School

68-1730 Ho’oko Street

Waikoloa, Hawaii  96738

If you choose to relocate to a shelter, food is not provided. Please bring your blankets and pillows if possible. However, the shelter is open to everyone with or without these items.

Again, there is NO mandatory evacuation at this time.