In the event of an emergency, this page will provide information about the incident, how to remain safe and when status has returned to normal.
Hurricane Douglas, July 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 8 amupfate
Campuses and facilities in Pearl City and Wa'ianae Moku have resumed operations
Monday, July 27, 11 am update
Campuses and facilities in Pearl City and Wa'ianae Moku will resume operations on Tuesday, July 28. Please remember that hurricane season runs through November 30. All members of the UH community are urged to sign up for UH Alert to receive emergency text alerts.
Sunday, July 26, 8pm update
Campuses and facilities in Pearl City and Wa'ianae Moku will remain closed on Monday, July 27. Face-to-face classes are cancelled; online classes continue as usual. We anticipate resuming normal operations on Tuesday, July 28.
Sunday, July 26, 12 noon update
Campuses and facilities in Pearl City and Wa'ianae Moku are currently closed and will remain closed on Monday, July 27, due to Hurricane Douglas. Classes on Monday are cancelled.
Only employees critical to operations should report to their campus, as directed by their supervisor.
We will announce when the campuses and facilities will reopen, which could be as early as Tuesday, July 28. All members of the UH community are urged to sign up for UH Alert to receive emergency text alerts. Campus Updates: Emergency
Please stay informed and updated:
- Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
- National Weather Service Honolulu Forecast Office
- The Pacific Disaster Center’s Disaster Alert app
Sunday, July 26: Suspending operations
The College suspending all operations today at 12 noon. Both Pearl City and Wai'anae Moku locations will close at 12 noon in anticipation of Hurricane Douglas. Please take precautions and prepare for the impact. Updates on the campus will be posted here and on social media.
July 23: Preparation for Hurricane Douglas
We are preparing the campus for potential heavy winds and rain. Employees are asked to review IT guidelines for shutting down computers.
Resources about hurricanes and emergency preparations:
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aI9E9L_uEs&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chPCdJhexqI
July 22: Monitoring Hurricane Douglas
Status updates will appear on this page as the hurricane approaches the islands. Please take the time to prepare.
When appropriate, the university will alert faculty, staff, and students via email, text messaging and/or UH Alert. Information will also be provided through campus webpages and local news media.
Alerts by email and text messaging for faculty, staff and students.