Hawaii Red Cross and Shelter Updates

Hawaii Red Cross volunteers for Tropical Storm Flossie
The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides assistance to meet the immediate emergency needs of those affected by disasters.

In partnership with the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii Red Cross volunteers closed three shelters on Oahu as of 10:00 p.m. on Monday night that had been opened in response to Flossie.

  • Wahiawa District Park
  • Waimanalo District Park
  • Brigham Young University Hawaii
  • The following shelters will close at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. All Oahu shelters were open at 3:00 p.m. on Monday.

  • Ewa Mahiko District Park
  • Kailua District Park
  • Kalakaua District Park
  • Kilauea District Park
  • Koko Head District Park
  • Waialua United Church of Christ
  • Waianae District Park
  • In partnership with County of Maui, Red Cross volunteers closed four Maui shelters as of

    10:30 p.m. on Monday night that had been opened in response to Flossie.

  • Kilohana Community Center
  • Lanai High School
  • Hannibal Tavares (Pukalani) Community Center
  • Molokai High School
  • The following Maui shelters will close at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. Maui shelters were open from 9:00 a.m. on Monday.

  • War Memorial Gymnasium
  • Lahaina Civic Center
  • Kamalii Elementary School
  • Hana High School
  • As of midnight on Monday, the shelter population was as follows:

  • Hana High School: 4
  • Kamalii Elementary School: 11
  • Lahaina Civic Center: 8
  • War Memorial Gymnasium: 22
  • Waianae District Park: 5
  • Koko Head District Park: 3
  • Kilauea District Park: 7
  • Kailua District Park: 4
  • Waialua United Church of Christ: 104
  • Kalakaua District Park: 1
  • Ewa Mahiko District Park : 8
  • The large population at Waialua is due to a large group evacuated from Otake Camp.

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