Noelani, Manoa Library evacuated due to package

Published On: Mar 11 2014 04:43:41 PM HST
sign outside of Noelani Elementary School

HONOLULU -

The Hawaii Department of Education says Noelani Elementary School was evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a suspicious package.

The package was found at around 12:30 p.m., according to police.  The bomb squad was called to the scene.

The school was evacuated at around 12:45 p.m.  The package was closer to Manoa Library, but DOE officials do not know if the item was on school property.  Manoa Library was also evacuated.

At 1:20 p.m., parents were called and told to pick up their children at Manoa Valley District Park.  The children walked to the park.

The all clear was given at around 3 p.m.

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