POSTED: 3:15 a.m. HST, Aug 8, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 8:38 p.m. HST, Aug 8, 2014
» Closed: All Hawaii public schools and charter schools
» Many private schools have not yet started their academic year. Independent schools that announced their campuses would be shut Friday include 'Iolani School, Saint Louis School, Kamehameha Schools, Saint Francis School, Hawaii Baptist Academy, Punahou School, Damien Memorial School, Maryknoll School, Our Lady of Good Counsel School, The St. Andrew's Schools and Star of the Sea School. Mid-Pacific Institute canceled an open house.
» The YMCA of Honolulu canceled its Friday A+, youth, teen and preschool programs.
Updates on school closures are available at hawaiipublicschools.org. For information on charter schools, visit www.chartercommission.hawaii.gov.
County Civil Defense agencies have activated the following public school campuses as emergency shelters:
» Hawaii County: Laupahoehoe Public Charter School, Kohala High & Elementary, Kealakehe High, Konawaena High, Hilo High, Waiakea High, Keaau High, Pahoa High & Intermediate, Honokaa High & Intermediate, Kau High and Waikoloa Elementary
» Maui County: Baldwin High, Lokelani Intermediate, Kekaulike High, Hana High & Elementary, Molokai High, Kilohana Elementary, and Lanai High & Elementary
» Oahu: Campbell High, Kaimuki High, Kaiser High, McKinley High, Castle High, Mililani High, Pearl City High, Waialua High & Intermediate, and Nanakuli High & Middle.
» Kauai: Shelters will be determined by Kauai Civil Defense.
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
» All University of Hawaii campuses, including community colleges, are closed Friday.
UH-Hilo and Hawaii Community College closed Thursday in anticipation of the storm system.
UH-Maui College and its education centers in Hana, Lahaina and on Molokai and Lanai closed Thursday afternoon. Weekend activities are also suspended.
For updates regarding university campuses, visit hawaii.edu/emergency.
Several private universities are also closed Friday.
» Hawaii Pacific University's campuses are closed Friday and Saturday.
» Brigham Young University-Hawaii's Cannon Activities Center is a designated American Red Cross hurricane evacuation shelter.
» Chaminade University closed its campuses Thursday afternoon, and they will remain closed through Saturday. The closures include the university's Kaimuki campus, satellite campuses and all military base locations. Only employees deemed essential — with responsibilities related to campus emergency operations — were asked to report to work.
» All U.S. post offices on Maui, Molokai and Lanai are closed. Postal Service management will make additional decisions regarding adjustments to postal operations on other islands as needed.
» The Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Honolulu are closed to the public, but the complex will remain open for federal employees.
» The Summit and Kipahulu districts of Haleakala National Park are closed Friday.
STATE OF HAWAII
» State Attorney General David Louie said the primary election, slated for Saturday, will go forward as planned. Early voting wrapped up Thursday.
» The Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed all state parks on Hawaii island, Maui, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai. Also closed: forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves, forest hiking trails, game management areas (public hunting) and Na Ala Hele trails. State forest camping areas are closed, and no camping and hunting permits were issued.
» Closed: State offices in Maui County (Maui, Molokai and Lanai) and on Hawaii island
» Closed: State courthouses and Judiciary offices on Hawaii island and Maui County. Those closures include the children's justice centers, offices of the public guardian and driver education offices on Hawaii island and Maui County. Family Court hearings scheduled at the Molokai Courthouse on Friday will be rescheduled for late August.
» Closed: Hawaii County offices as well as county parks and beach parks, solid-waste transfer stations and the Hilo and Puuanahulu landfills
» Hele-On Bus service in Hawaii County was suspended Friday. Service might resume Saturday, depending on conditions.
» Senior nutrition programs and recreation program activities are canceled. Van service provided by Coordinated Services for the Elderly has been suspended.
» Closed: Maui County offices, county swimming pools, Waiehu Golf Course, all camping sites, community centers, beach parks and all other county parks
» Bus service on Maui is suspended.
» Closed: Honolulu city and county offices. (Only first responders, emergency support workers and primary disaster response workers should report to work as directed by their supervisors.) All nonessential city services including satellite city halls and driver licensing centers are closed.
» There was no trash or bulky-waste pickup Friday. Do not leave refuse, bulky items or carts at the curb. Also, landfill, transfer stations, convenience refuse centers and HPOWER was closed. Resumption of refuse services this weekend will depend on an assessment of weather conditions.
» Residents using the three-cart system (gray, green and blue) and all manual collection routes normally serviced on Friday are asked to hold their trash and recyclables until the next scheduled collection date or take them to the convenience centers when they reopen.
» TheBus and TheHandi-Van services are canceled. Officials will resume regular service after the storm passes when the roads are declared safe for travel.
» TheBus will provide one-way Commuter Express Service to downtown Honolulu and Waikiki on Friday morning. All of the express buses will terminate in the Waikiki area, including those that normally do not serve Waikiki. The express-route buses will run between 4:30 and 7:30 a.m., depending on the community. Specific routes and times are posted at thebus.org.
» All City and County of Honolulu parks are closed until further notice. All camping permits and all permitted events at city parks and gyms were canceled and refunded. All events at city parks including the People's Open Market will be closed through Sunday.