Red Cross Shelter on Maui Closes

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need.

The American Red Cross shelter that was opened last night at Hannibal Tavares Community Shelter in Pukalani has closed. The shelter was open due to flash flooding in the area. Two residents who were unable to return to their home spent part of the night at the shelter.

WHERE: 91 Pukalani St. Pukalani, Maui, HI 96768

WHEN: The shelter is closed as of 7:30AM

The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides assistance to meet the immediate emergency needs of those affected by disasters. All Red Cross assistance to disaster victims is free. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it depends on public contributions to help others. Your gift supports the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross in your community, across the country and around the world. To send a contribution, mail your check to:

American Red Cross

Hawaii State Chapter

45 North Market Street

Wailuku, HI 96793

Make a secure online donation at www.hawaiiredcross.org or call: (808) 739-8133

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.