Shelters Opened in West Hawaii

Written by on August 22, 2018

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, 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.

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