Kauai shelter information

Published On: Aug 07 2014 04:36:11 PM HST

Residents are encouraged to shelter in place if at all possible; however, emergency shelters have been designated at the following locations on an as-needed basis:

• Hanalei Elementary School - in case of flash flooding only
• Kilauea Neighborhood Center
• Kapa'a High School - pet friendly
• Kaua'i War Memorial Convention Hall
• Kaua'i Community College Performing Arts Center
• Kaua'i Humane Society - pets only
• Kalaheo Elementary School - pet friendly
• Waimea High School - pet friendly

Please do not report to any of the shelters until an announcement has been made that they are open.

For persons with special needs and/or mobility issues, the following shelters would be appropriate: Kilauea Neighborhood Center; Kapa'a High School; Kalaheo Elementary School and Waimea High School.

Persons with special needs who come to shelters should bring caregivers, medications and other supports as necessary.

People evacuating to shelters should bring food, water, medicine and any other items they may need while away from home. For pet friendly shelters, pets must remain in crates or kennels. Remember to bring food and water for your pets.

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